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Missing Franklin Square teen with autism found, police say

A 16-year-old resident of Franklin Square who is autistic was found in his neighborhood early Tuesday after being reported missing, Nassau County police said.

Joseph Barbella was safe and unharmed, police said shortly after 8 a.m. Tuesday. He had been last seen at his home on Commonwealth Avenue at 7 p.m. Monday, police said.

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