UPDATE: Eduardo was found safe and sound on Friday afternoon.


An 8-year-old autistic boy is missing.

The Sacramento County Sheriff's Department is asking for the public's help to locate Eduardo "Tito" Avalos, who was last seen at noon today leaving his home in the 4100 block of Justin Way in Sacramento County.  

Eduardo is autistic and functions at the age of a 3-year-old. He does not communicate, but responds to the name of "Tito."  

He's Hispanic, 4-feet-11-inches tall and weighs approximately 125 pounds.  

He was last seen wearing an unknown colored shirt, dark basketball shorts with a hand-print on the right rear side and black/orange/yellow/green shoes.  

If you have any information on the whereabouts of the boy, you are encouraged to call the Sheriff's Department at (916) 874-5115.