Police search for missing teen with autism, epilepsy

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Guillermo Gradilla

Guillermo Gradilla

SAN DIEGO — Police are asking for the public’s help in locating an 18-year-old with autism and epilepsy who went missing over the weekend.

Guillermo Gradilla walked away from his home in the community of Alta Vista on Sunday, according to San Diego police.

He was last seen on Monday, when Metropolitan Transit System officers cited him for fair evasion near 750 E Street in Chula Vista, police said.

He is Latino, 5-feet-7, about 185 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes.

Gradilla has a history of running away and has been known to travel to Mexico and the Los Angeles area to find relatives, according to San Diego police.

Anyone with information about Gradilla’s whereabouts is asked to call police at 619-531-2000 or the Missing Persons Unit at 619-531-2277.

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