UPDATED: Hoboken police seeking public’s help to locate missing 21-year-old autistic man


At 4:20 p.m., the Hoboken Police Department announced that the man is “in good health” at the Jersey City Medical Center and his family has been notified.

Photo courtesy of the Hoboken Police Department.

By John Heinis/Hudson County View

The Hoboken Police Department is seeking the public’s help to locate a missing 21-year-old autistic man who hasn’t been seen since early this morning.

The man, who is only being identified by his first name of Christopher at this time, was last seen at 4 a.m. this morning, in the area of 220 Adams St., according to Det. Sgt. Jonathan Mecka.

He was last seen wearing a white tee-shirt, brown pajama pants with navy designs, and black shoes. The man was also not dressed properly for the cold weather, authorities said.

If anyone has any information on his whereabout, please contact the Hoboken police at 201-420-2100. Hoboken Special Victim Detectives Christine Collins and Luis Rodriguez are assigned to the case.

They can be contacted directly at 201-420-2113 and if they can’t immediately be reached, Mecka’s direct line is 201-420-2117.

Editor’s note: This story has been updated with new information.

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