Missing autistic teen found safe in Pascagoula

Missing autistic teen found safe in Pascagoula
Noah Daigle was last seen Sept. 18 after leaving his home in Louisiana. His vehicle was found near the Mississippi/Alabama line but he has not been seen. (Source: Ponchatoula Police Dept.)

PASCAGOULA, Miss. (WLOX) - A nonverbal autistic teenager who went missing from his Louisiana home last month has been found.

Noah Daigle was found in good health by officers with the Pascagoula Police Department, according to a post by the Ponchatoula Police Department made Sunday night.

Noah Daigle has been found! Pascagoula Police Department has confirmed that they have located Daigle and that he is in...

Posted by Ponchatoula Police Department on Sunday, October 6, 2019

Daigle had been missing since Sept. 18, with his car found near the Mississippi/Alabama border three days later.

According to a post on the Geaux Rescue Facebook page, which assisted in the effort to locate Daigle, the 19-year-old is with his grandfather and uncle.

It is with great pleasure that we can announce that one of our Facebook followers, Donald Anthony Floyes Jr., has...

Posted by Geaux Rescue on Sunday, October 6, 2019

A $3,500 reward had been offered for information on Daigle’s whereabouts. It is unclear at this time if the man who found Daigle will claim the reward.

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