UPDATE: Lakewood Police say missing autistic teenager has been found
11:12 AM Thursday UPDATE: Lakewood Police have announced that 17-year old Jennifer Valle-Valiente has been found in the company of her boyfriend.
Police said they developed information during their investigation that led officers to an unoccupied Woehr Avenue apartment at 10:20 am Thursday morning.
Jennifer appears to be in good health and will be returned home to her family today, police said.
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Lakewood Police are hoping you can help them find a missing teenager who ran away from her family Wednesday evening.
Police say 17-year old Jennifer Valle-Valiente, who is also autistic, was last seen around 6:00 pm in the area of Second Street and Park Avenue.
She is described as approximately 4'8" to 5’4” tall, 130 pounds with black hair, black glasses and wearing a purple t-shirt, light gray sweat pants and black Nike sneakers.
Anyone with information is urged to contact the Lakewood Police Department at 732-363-0200 immediately.
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