Missing teenager with special needs found safe

SEATTLE --A Seattle teen with special needs who went missing Thursday afternoon has been found safe.

The 16-year-old boy went missing about 2:40 p.m. at Aki Kurose Middle School in the 3900 block of South Graham Street.

Police say the 8th grader is a special needs student and should not be on his own.

Seattle police said the boy will rejoin his family and thanked the public for keeping a watchful eye out for the kid.