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Search Underway for Missing Autistic Newark Boy UPDATE: Found Safe


There is a law enforcement search underway for a teenage boy who went missing from his home in Newark this week.

According to police, Razien Tatum, 15, was last seen by his family in the 100 block of Renner Avenue just before 8 p.m. Thursday.

Police say Raziem was last see wearing a grey T-shirt with red lettering (Marvel) and sweatpants with cartoon characters. According to police, Raziem was not wearing shoes or socks at the time he went missing.

According to police, Raziem has relatives in NYC and they are also searching in that area.

Police say Raziem has high-functioning Autism, experiences speech delay, and has Attention Deficit Hyper Activity Disorder.

If you know where Raziem is, please contact Newark Police Special Victims Unit at 973-733-7273z