Missing autistic boy, 11, found
Half-day search ends near Catasauqua High. He gets medical exam.An 11-year-old autistic boy who had been missing for 13 hours was found early today at Catasauqua Area High School and was getting a medical checkup. At least eight fire companies and police departments sent personnel for the half-day search, which totaled nearly 100 people. Boats and divers combed the river south to Allentown, while searchers on all-terrain vehicles checked the shore, Northampton Police Chief Laird Brownmiller said. The boy was found at 12:12 a.m. today at the high school in Allen Township, said a supervisor at the Northampton County 911 center. Further details were unavailable.