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Smithfield boy, 17, found after being reported missing

Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, 11:21 p.m.

A 17-year-old boy with autism who was reported missing on Friday evening was found later that night, police said.

Michael D. Bassinger of Smithfield, Fayette County, went missing about 5 p.m. Friday. He had been last seen riding a mountain bike and wearing a gray T-shirt and dark-blue shorts, according to police.

Bassinger has the mental capacity of a small child, police said.



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