Help sought finding autistic Cold Springs man

Jeremiah Eugene Whittle. Washoe County Sheriff's Office.
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RENO, NV (KOLO)-- The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office asks for the public’s help finding Jeremiah Eugene Whittle, 23, who was last reported seen Tuesday, May 28, 2019 between 8:06 a.m. and 8:10 a.m. leaving his home in the Cold Springs area.

Whittle is considered endangered. His family says he has autism and the mental capacity of an 11-year-old, the sheriff's office reports.

The sheriff’s office describes him as Asian and black, 5 feet, 10 inches tall, about 175 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing black pants, a gray-blue long sleeve sweater and white Adidas shoes.

Anyone who knows of his location is asked to call at 775-785-9276.

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