TROUTDALE, Oregon (KPTV) — A teenage boy who hadn’t been seen for almost a week is now back home safe.
The Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office asked the public for help after the family of 15-year-old Eh-Kawyaw Htoo reported him missing early Friday morning.
His family told deputies he was last seen in Troutdale around 3 a.m. Saturday.
The sheriff’s office said Eh-Kawyaw was wearing dark gray pants and a black coat or hoodie with “Ehkaw” printed on the back.
According to Eh-Kawyaw’s father, the boy has autism and functions at a younger level than his age.
Deputies said his family was concerned for his safety.
Later Friday morning, just before 8:30 a.m., the sheriff’s office said that Eh-Kawyaw was located in Gresham by a community member.
Deputies responded and took him home, where he was reunited with family.
The sheriff’s office thanked the public for help in finding Eh-Kawyaw.
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