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El Cajon police locate missing 15

Apr 19, 2023Apr 19, 2023

EL CAJON, Calif. — Update:

El Cajon police have located a teenage boy who went missing on Monday near Grossmont Highschool.

Original story:

The El Cajon Police Department is asking for the public's help finding a missing teenage boy who went missing Monday.

Evan Sparks, 15, is non-verbal and has autism and considered to be at-risk. El Cajon Police said Evan was last seen wearing a red knit beanie, dark long sleeve shirt, jeans and carrying a tan backpack.

Evan was last seen at around 12:30 p.m. near Grossmont Highschool on Monday.

If you have any information, please call 911 or El Cajon Police.

Evan was located safe in La Mesa. Thank you ASTRA for the help. A citizen heard their announcements and later saw our missing teen and called police.

Please be on the lookout for our student, Evan Sparks. We’re asking our community to share this information widely.

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