UPDATE: According to Adam Rogers’ mother, Wendy, the teenager’s father and brother found him in New York Penn Station this afternoon.
A search is ongoing for an autistic boy from Point Pleasant Beach who might be in Manhattan, his family says.
Adam Rogers, 16, is 6-feet tall and approximately 160 pounds with brown hair and eyes and fair complexion, according to his mother, Wendy Rogers.
Rogers’ family believes he was wearing blue jeans and black and white Converse sneakers, with bright aqua laces, and possibly a “very bright” neon yellow hoodie emblazoned with “Atlantic Plumbing.”
His family issued this statement on Facebook:
He is autistic. He got it in his mind to do some unauthorized traveling yesterday. We were able to track him to New York Penn Station around 2:00 p.m. yesterday afternoon (11/6/15). He does not have a phone and little if any money. Please share this with as many people as possible. Please keep eyes open, share and we would greatly appreciate your prayers that he stays safe. Thank you so very much. If you see him, please call.
Anyone who sees Rogers should call his family (732-899-1984 or 732-773-1071) or the Point Pleasant Beach Police Department at 732-892-0062.