19 Apr 2009

Missing boy found

4:57 am on 19 April 2009

Police in Christchurch have found an autistic boy who went missing from the suburb of Templeton.

Todd Prendigast, 13, was reported missing at about 7.30pm on Saturday. He was located by a police dog at 1.30am on Sunday.

Police say he is safe and well, and is now home with his parents.

They have thanked volunteer searchers and members of the public who helped look for him.