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Waco police searching for missing 17-year-old with autism

Kyrece Tyler
Posted at 8:54 AM, Aug 13, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-13 17:56:26-04

WACO, Texas — The Waco Police Department announced that 17-year old Kyrece Tyler has been found safe.

Below are the earlier details regarding his disappearance:

According to his family, Kyrece was last seen around 6:30 p.m. Thursday near 26th and Lyle.

Through the investigation, officers believe the teen ran away from home.

Kyrece is 5 feet 8 inches and approximately 180 pounds with shoulder-length dreadlocks and a full beard.

Kyrece's family says he was last seen wearing a blue hoodie, with an unknown skateboard logo on the back, with dark-colored blue jeans.

According to his family, Kyrece has autism and has not been taking his medication for a few weeks.

If you have any information about his whereabouts, you are encouraged to call 911 or the Waco Police Department at (254) 750-7500.

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