BROOKLYN - A teenager with autism who was missing since Tuesday was found safe Friday.

The family received the call that 18-year-old Joshua Spooner was safe after searching for three days.

Joanne Cunningham says her son stormed out of their house Tuesday morning after learning he was grounded.

Cunningham says she chased after him in a car, but he slipped away.

News 12 is told Spooner went to Times Square, Yankee Stadium and the Statue of Liberty during the past three days.

Spooner was reunited with his family Friday evening.