UPDATE: Missing autistic teen from Louisiana found safe

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Vidalia Louisiana Police Department

VIDALIA, La. (KTVE/KARD) — The Vidalia Police Department says they have found the teen that was reported missing earlier.

The police thanked the community for their efforts and prayers.


VIDALIA, La. (BRPROUD) – Do you recognize the person in this picture?

This is Shannon Robb and the 17-year-old has been missing since 3:30 a.m. on February 24.

Robb left home around that time and was last “spotted walking west on Highway 131 in Vidalia.”

The missing teenager is described this way:

  • White male with shoulder-length brown hair
  • Stands 5’8” tall
  • Weighs approximately 130 pounds. 
  • Teenager with autism  

According to the Louisiana State Police, Robb “was wearing a cowboy hat, brown boots, a corduroy jacket and carrying a large duffel bag” at the time of his disappearance.

Authorities ask that you do not approach Robb and instead call the Vidalia Louisiana Police Department at 318-336-5254 or Investigations Captain Jimmy Watts at 601-597-4903.

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