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Autistic 17-year-old boy reported missing from Austin

Quinton Hunt | Chicago Police

Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a 17-year-old autistic boy missing from the Austin neighborhood on the West Side since Wednesday.

Quinton Hunt left his home in the 1500 block of North Linder on Wednesday and has not had any contact with friends and family since, according to a missing person alert from Chicago Police.

Hunt has been reported missing several times in the past, and likes to wander the city and suburbs on foot, police said.

He is described as a 127-pound, 5-f00t-1 black boy with brown eyes, black hair and medium complexion, police said. He is wearing a medical bracelet with his information and diagnosis.

Anyone with information should call Area North detectives at (312) 744-8266.