The Nether Providence Police Department (NPPD) is urgently appealing to the public for help in identifying a young child with nonverbal autism, Your Content has learned.
The young child is currently under the protective care of the police, but due to their inability to communicate verbally, identifying them or reaching out to their family has proven difficult. To expedite the identification process, the NPPD has taken to social media platforms, including Twitter, to ask for public assistance.
The child was found dressed in a blue top and beige shorts. They had no identification or emergency contact details on them. Local educational institutions, community organizations, and healthcare facilities have been contacted by the authorities in an effort to identify the young individual.
While the search for the child’s family is ongoing, the NPPD is urging anyone with relevant information to contact them immediately. This incident underscores the critical role that community participation plays in emergencies and also brings attention to the broader issue of identification methods for at-risk persons.