Wake County missing teen found safe

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — Wake County deputies found a missing autistic teen Saturday afternoon after he was last seen in his home Friday night, officials said.

The boy was reported missing just after 9 a.m. Saturday in the 1500 block of Silver Star Drive, which is east of Raleigh, according to a news release from the Wake County Sheriff’s Office.

A Silver Alert identified the boy as Deangelo Stone, 14.

Deputies said that the boy’s foster parents told them he was last seen Friday around 11:30 p.m.

“When they went to check on him this morning, they found the window open and he was not in the room,” the news release said.

Deangelo was found just before 5 p.m. Saturday near the Walmart on New Bern Avenue and New Hope Road.

“Wake EMS responded to check him out, but it appears that except for being hungry and thirsty, the teen was in good health,” a news release from the Wake County Sheriff’s Office said.

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