Missing Crown Heights teen home safe

A teenager with autism who ran away from his home on Saint Marks Avenue Monday afternoon is now back safe with his family.

A Crown Heights mother says her teenage son with autism ran away from their home on Saint Marks Avenue Monday afternoon.

A Crown Heights mother says her teenage son with autism ran away from their home on Saint Marks Avenue Monday afternoon. (8/10/15)

CROWN HEIGHTS - A teenager with autism who ran away from his home on Saint Marks Avenue Monday afternoon is now back safe with his family.

Joshua Charles, 15, returned home at around 5:00 p.m. His mother, Esther, was putting up fliers when she was alerted to his return.

Charles told his mother that he was off visiting a female friend. He says when he realized he did not know her address, he made his way back home.

Charles promised his mother he would never run away again.

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