Autistic teenager missing from The Greene found safe, officials confirm

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Search continues for missing teen in Beavercreek

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UPDATE @ 3 a.m: Caleb Corbett, the autistic teen that went missing Wednesday night from the Greene, has been located, officials said.

Corbett, 15, reportedly took off running toward Kettering after leaving the Rave Cinemas movie theater around 7:30 p.m.

Investigators and fire crews from Beavercreek, Kettering, Centerville, the Ohio State Highway Patrol and Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT) were involved in the search that went into early Thursday morning.

“He has been located safely at his residence in Centerville,” Beavercreek police said.

No other details were immediately available.

UPDATE @ 1:45 a.m: Search crews will continue in smaller groups to look for missing autistic teenager Caleb Corbett overnight.

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The 15-year-old has not been located since he took off running south towards Kettering after leaving the Rave movie theater at The Greene around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Officials do not believe Corbett knows how to get home, but his mother says if he is tired or hungry he may begin to knock on doors or stop people and ask for help.

“Everybody in the community is looking for him. Hopefully he reaches out to somebody for help”, said Alex Zaharieff, Public Safety and Township Director for Beavercreek.

Investigators and fire crews from Beavercreek, Kettering, Centerville, the Ohio State Highway Patrol and Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT), are involved in the search.

Corbett, a black male, has short curly hair, is approximately 5-foot-6 inches tall and 120 pounds.

He was last seen wearing blue jeans, orange T-shirt, green/black jacket and gray/orange gym shoes.

If you see him or locate him, you are asked to contact Beavercreek police at 937-426-1225.

A press conference is scheduled for later this morning at the Beavercreek Twp. Fire Department.

UPDATE @10:28 p.m.: Several teams are in small groups searching for missing autistic teenager Caleb Corbett.

Investigators and fire crews from Beavercreek, Kettering and Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT) are involved in the search.

Corbett's mother told Beavercreek police they left the Rave movie theater about 7:30 p.m. and the boy took off running once they were outside, News Center 7's Sean Cudahy reports.

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Police, fire looking for teen with autism missing at The Greene

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UPDATE @ 9:55 p.m.:

The missing teenager is identified as Caleb Corbett, who is black. He has short curly hair, is approximately 5-foot-6 inches tall and 120 pounds. He is autistic.

He was last seen wearing blue jeans, orange T-shirt, green/black jacket and gray/orange gym shoes.

According to police, Caleb left The Greene on foot toward Kettering.

Police and fire crews are continuing their search.

If you see him or locate him, you are asked to contact Beavercreek police at 937-426-1225.

INITIAL REPORT

Police and fire crews have been sent to Rave Cinemas The Greene, 4489 Glengarry Drive in Beavercreek, on a report of a missing 15-year-old boy who is autistic.

The teenager has been missing about an hour, according to Beavercreek police.

We're hearing that officers are cruising through and around the town center as well, looking for the teenager. We're also hearing that a command post has been established.

A person at the cinema who identified himself as a manager said police have not described the child or shown any pictures of the child.

We're working to learn more about this situation. We will update this developing report as we learn more. Stay with whio.com for breaking news.

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