Autistic man missing from South Shore neighborhood

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Police are asking the public’s help to find a man with autism who went missing Tuesday morning in the South Shore neighborhood.

Johnny Farley, 28, was last seen near the intersection of 77th and South Shore Drive, according to a missing person alert from Area Central detectives.

Farley is autistic and may be trying to get to an Easter Seals disability services facility near 13th and Damen, police said. He also may be in the area of State and Roosevelt.

Farley is described as a 6-foot-4, 240-pound black man with brown eyes, black hair and a dark complexion, police said.

He is wearing a red shirt with white accents, dark blue jeans and brown boots, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Area South detectives at (312) 747-8274.

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