Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - The Rochester Police Department is reporting a happy ending in a search for a missing autistic child.

Police were notified around 7:15 Wednesday morning that 15-year-old Junuh Varela had disappeared. The teenager is described as non-verbal and was last seen in the 2900 block of Whynaught Court SE,  just north of the Marion Road/ 20th St intersection.  

A police spokesman says the teenager was located about 2 hours later at Folwell School, more than four miles from where he was last seen.  

Junuh Varela

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