Missing Chesterfield 12-year-old boy with autism found safe

Posted at 5:59 PM, Feb 24, 2014
and last updated 2014-02-24 23:57:21-05

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WTVR) – Chesterfield Police spent most of the night searching for a missing twelve-year-old juvenile with autism.

Yurik Alexee Jones, of the 3900 block of Keswick Place, was last seen Monday afternoon about 2:30 p.m. after being dropped off at his school bus stop, according to police.

He was found safe at Krispy Kreme.

The family told CBS 6 that they believe Yurik walked a long way throughout the night.

He headed back towards his school, then to a convenience store on Hull Street and Turner Road, then he walked two miles to his sister’s house. She was with his mother, looking for him. Then he walked over to the Krispy Kreme.

The manager of the business recognized the juvenile from a picture and then called the police at about 9:00 p.m.  The juvenile was not injured and was returned to his mother.