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L.A. Metro driver finds missing 16-year-old boy from Glendale

L.A. Metro driver finds missing 16-year-old boy from Glendale
Zenni Hernandez was spotted by a Metro bus driver over 10 hours after he was reported missing in Glendale. (Courtesy of the Glendale Police Department)

An autistic 16-year-old who went missing early Thursday morning was found more than 10 hours later by a Los Angeles Metro bus driver, police said.

Zenni Hernandez went missing from the 1100 block of Western Avenue sometime around 3:20 a.m. By 2 p.m., a bus driver spotted him after seeing his picture in a missing person's alert.

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Tahnee Light, a spokeswoman for the Glendale Police Department, said Hernandez had been known to frequently take Metro buses into downtown L.A.

She said the bus driver took the boy to the police station where he was eventually reunited with his family.

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