Cobb County

UPDATE: Police find missing 13-year-old boy safe

MARIETTA, Ga. — UPDATE: The child has been found safe.

Cobb County police are searching for a missing child with autism.

Police said Gideon Gathu left his home in the area of Autumn Lane around 1:30 p.m. Thursday and has not been seen or heard from since.

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He was last seen wearing a blue shirt with black and blue checkered shorts. He was riding a blue BMX bike with blue and purple rims.


Gathu is described as 5′02″ and around 80 pounds with brown eyes.

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Anyone who sees him is asked to call 911.

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