Missing teen with autism found safe inside local church

CYPRESS, Texas (KTRK) -- A teen with autism has been found safe and reunited with his parents after missing for three days, Texas EquuSearch confirmed.

Nahum Legaspi, 19, was found inside a local church on FM 529 and Eldridge Road.

He was last seen on April 26 near Cypress Ranch High School.

Statement from Cypress-Fairbanks ISD:

"Cypress-Fairbanks ISD is overjoyed to announce that Cypress Ranch High School student Nahum Legaspi has been located and reunited with his family. We would like to thank CFISD police, local law enforcement, Texas EquuSearch and the entire community for the outpouring of support during this multi-agency search. There is not enough praise for those who worked around the clock over the past several days; from the first responders to the community members who kept a keen eye out to our local restaurants who donated food. We appreciate all those who worked to ensure Nahum's safe return. We ask that you respect the privacy of the family, giving them the space they need during this time."

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