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Baxter Co. Sheriff: Missing Region 8 teen found

Jay Greer, Jr. (Source: Baxter County Sheriff's Office) Jay Greer, Jr. (Source: Baxter County Sheriff's Office)

BAXTER COUNTY, AR (KAIT) - The autistic teen who went missing in the Ozark National Forest on Thursday evening was found on Saturday morning.

According to the Baxter County Sheriff's Office, they found 18-year-old Jay Greer Jr. of Lone Rock around 3:10 a.m. Greer was found by a search crew with the United States Forestry Service in a heavily wooded and rugged area about two and a half miles away from his abandoned vehicle.

Apart from being cold, wet and hungry Greer was unharmed.

He was then transported to the Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home as a precaution.

The father of 18-year-old Jay Greer, Jr. of Lone Rock reported him missing at 9:18 Friday morning. His abandoned vehicle was found later in the day Friday. Greer was last seen around 5 p.m. Thursday.

Below is a link to the original story of the missing teen.

Baxter County missing teen (original story).

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