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Eighteen-year-old with autism missing from Aurora since Saturday evening

Posted at 7:55 AM, Nov 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-17 10:22:41-05

UPDATE | Tuesday, 8:15 a.m. — Caleb Leroux was located safe, the Aurora Police Department reported Tuesday morning. He had been missing since Saturday evening.


AURORA, Colo. — An 18-year-old with autism has been missing since Saturday night and the Aurora Police Department is asking the public to keep an eye out for him.

Caleb Leroux, 18, was last seen on foot Saturday around 8 p.m. near the 14000 block of E. Quinn Circle in Aurora, just east of Cherry Creek State Park.

Leroux has autism and a cognitive impairment, police said. Police said he functions at the level of a 10-year-old.

He is described as a white man standing about 6 feet, 4 inches tall and weighing 140 pounds. He has blonde hair and blue eyes.

At the time he went missing, he was wearing a black jacket and blue jeans.

Police said he may have tried to get to Longmont via RTD bus.

If you see Leroux, police ask that you call 911 or the police department at 303-627-3100.