UPDATE

The Eau Claire County Sheriff's Office says that the missing endangered person has been found safe.


URGENT RELEASE: Missing Endangered Person In NW Wisconsin

DrydenWire.com l Tuesday, July 2, 2019

EAU CLAIRE COUNTY -- The Eau Claire County Sheriff's Office is requesting that if anyone knows the location of this person, identified as Alex Twait (an autistic and completely non-verbal individual) to contact the Eau Claire Communications Center at 714-839-4972, according to a press release from the Sheriff's Office.

(Press Release) -- On Tuesday, 07/02/19, at approximately 5:50pm, the Eau Claire County Sheriff's Office responded to a group home in the area of Redwood Dr and HWY 93 in the Township of Pleasant Valley, for a report of a missing person.

During the investigation, it was learned that 22 year old Alex Twait had walked away from the group home through an unlocked gate in the fenced-in back yard.  Alex is Autistic and completely non-verbal.

Alex is described as 5'6", 126 lbs, brown hair and brown eyes.  He was last seen wearing a blue t-shirt and gray shorts.  Alex was not wearing any shoes.  He was carrying with him an iPod that does not have any cellular service activated.

Deputies and K9's are actively in the area searching at this time.  If anyone sees Alex they are asked to call the Eau Claire Communications Center at 714-839-4972.  Alex is easily overwhelmed by people and activity so please call and do not approach him unless asked to do so.  Law Enforcement and group home staff will respond.  A photo of Alex is attached.


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