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Police search for at-risk teen with Autism who went missing while jogging

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Posted at 3:59 PM, Dec 21, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-21 20:21:43-05

UPDATE, 5:15 p.m.: New photo of missing teen provided to 10News reporter Steve Fiorina by Vitalich's family. See above. 

UPDATE, 4:45 p.m.: San Diego Police search and rescue dogs are now searching for the missing teen. 

SAN DIEGO — Police are asking for the public's help in locating an at-risk teenager diagnosed with Autism who was last seen Wednesday morning as he left his University City home to go for a jog. 

Demetrius Vitalich, 17, left around 9:00 a.m. and never returned.

Vitalich is a black male, 5'7" tall, 140 pounds and has short black hair. He was last seen wearing a Denver Broncos beanie and blue Broncos shirt.

The missing boy has a diminished mental capacity and may run if confronted. 

Please contact San Diego Police at 619-531-2000 if you know his wherabouts.