Demetrius Vitalich. Courtesy of San Diego Police Department

Updated at Dec. 21, 2016 at 9:40 p.m.

An autistic University City teenager who went missing Wednesday has been located, authorities are reporting.

Demetrius Vitalich, 17, had left his home to go jogging about 9 a.m. and failed to return, according to San Diego police.

They said the teen has the mental age of a 10- to 12-year-old and may run if confronted.

The boy is black, 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs about 140 pounds, with short black hair. He was wearing a knit cap and blue shirt — with Denver Broncos logos on both — at the time of his disappearance.

He returned home on his own and is safe, police said.

–City News Service

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