Boston Police this morning are looking for Jeffrey Cooper, an autistic teen with a love of trains and the Boston Garden. Police are attempting to use a LoJack-like system that led to his safe return after he disappeared last September.
LoJack reports MBTA Transit Police used the human version of its tracking system to find an East Boston teen with a predilection for wandering away from home and school to ride the rails underneath Boston.
The company says yesterday's safe return marks the first successful use of its SafetyNet Service since it was introduced in Boston in January:
Approximately 20 minutes after arriving at... Read more
UPDATE: Found, Monday afternoon.
Boston Police report they are once again looking for Jeffrey Cooper, 15, last seen Friday.
Cooper, who has wandered away before, has trouble communicating. He likes trains and the Boston Garden.
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Boston Police report they are looking for Jeffrey Cooper, 15, last seen at his East Boston home around 9 p.m. on Friday, wearing blue jeans, black New Balance sneakers and glasses, and with a black and gray backpack.
Cooper, who is autistic and has trouble communicating, "enjoys riding trains... Read more
Boston Police are asking the public to be on the lookout for Jeffrey Cooper, 15, last seen at his East Boston home around 7:30 p.m. yesterday. The 15-year-old is autistic and may have trouble communicating his needs. He like trains and might be in the South End or near Boston... Read more
UPDATE: Channel 4 reports he was found and is OK.
Boston Police report they are looking for Jeffrey Cooper, a 14-year-old autistic boy who apparently wandered away from his after-school program in Central Square in East Boston yesterday.
Police said Cooper has trouble communicating his needs. Police said he likes riding... Read more