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CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department asked for the public's help in locating a missing teen with special needs on Monday morning.

Demetrius Walters, 15, went missing from the 10900 block of Tradewinds Lane off Park Road near I-485 in south Charlotte.

Police say Demetrius left the residence Sunday to go take a walk on the nearby greenway and never returned home.

Police say Demetrius has Asperger's Syndrome and authorities were concerned for his safety.

Demetrius was found unharmed and has been reunited with his family.

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