Missing Vancouver teen found overnight

By Emily Gillespie, Columbian breaking news reporter

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photoJames Omari

The Vancouver teen reported missing Tuesday night was found early Thursday morning.

In a press release sent out at 12:06 a.m. Thursday, Vancouver police announced that James Omari, 17, was located.

Police responded to the 4600 block of East 18th Street at 10:45 p.m. on Tuesday after relatives became concerned about Omari, who has autism but is highly functioning, when he failed to return home from school.

Police thanked the residents who assisted in looking for Omari.