FORT MILL, S.C. (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) - A missing 16-year-old with autism was found Monday night, Fort Mill police have confirmed.
David Morrison's mom, Angela, posted a video to Facebook around 8:00 p.m. on Monday saying that the 16-year-old is back at home.
"He is safe. He was scared, he didn't know what to do, he got a little confused, but he's good. He's here, he's home, we're excited, and just so grateful," Angela said in the video.
The prinicpal of Nation Ford High School where David is a student also tweeted out the good news, saying "lots of prayers were answered."
Nation Ford Family, David Morrison was found this evening. Lots of prayers were answered. Thank you!— Nation Ford H.S. 1 (@johnsjb1) January 22, 2019
David is described as high-functioning autistic. He left his home on Friday, Jan. 18 and had not been heard from since, police said.
There were multiple reports of sightings, including one at a Waffle House on Regent Parkway and Carolina Place Mall, and he was also reportedly seen by a Nation Ford High School teacher around 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 19 before the teacher knew he had been reported missing.
Angela says David was found by some of her friends, a bit shaken, but otherwise unharmed. He returned to his home with them.
"Thank you, and praise God," she said.