Sheriff: Missing Dinwiddie teen ‘safely returned’ to family

Sheriff: Missing Dinwiddie teen ‘safely returned’ to family
16-year-old Christopher Wilson left his home between 11:30 Friday night and 7:30 Saturday morning (Source: Dinwiddie County Sheriff's Office)

DINWIDDIE COUNTY, Va. (WWBT) - The Dinwiddie County Sheriff’s Office was searching for a missing teen with autism and epilepsy and announced the teen was found on Sunday morning.

Christopher Wilson, Jr., a 16-year-old boy who also goes by the name “J.J.,” walked away from his residence in the 11000 block of Asbury Road, in the McKenney area of Dinwiddie County between the hours of 11:30 p.m. Friday night and 7:30 a.m. Saturday morning.

The Sheriff’s Office says Christopher has high-functioning autism and suffers from epilepsy. He left home without his epilepsy medication which he needs twice a day.

Anyone who has seen or knows the whereabouts of Christopher Wilson, Jr. is asked to contact the Dinwiddie County Sheriff’s Office at 804-469-3755.

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