Missing 11-year-old with autism has been found


FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) – An 11-year-old boy who is autistic went missing late Saturday night in Fayetteville and was located in Hoke County Sunday morning by a citizen.

Hayden Marroquin, who goes by the nickname “Hay-Hay,” was last seen around 11 p.m. Saturday when he went to bed. He lives in the 1000 block of Patrick Drive.

Hayden is autistic and doesn’t speak, he only mumbles.

Fayetteville Police distributed a news release Sunday morning concerning his disappearance and Hayden was located a short time later by a citizen.

Hayden has been reunited with his family.

For more stories like this that matter to you, click here to download the CBS 17 News app for free.

Watch live newscasts, get breaking news and sign up for push alerts – download now

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Trending Stories

Click here for full list of trending stories
Cumberland County Sandhills Current Temperatures
Fayetteville radar