Missing autistic boy in Tuaran found safe

KOTA KINABALU: The eight-year-old autistic boy who went missing earlier on Friday (July 22) in Tuaran, has been found safe.

Saiful Ihsan was found at a seafood restaurant premise in Gayang by the search and rescue operation team along with volunteer civilians.

“The business premise was part of the 2km radius search area.

“The boy has been sent to the hospital for further check up,” said a Fire and Rescue Department spokesperson when contacted.

Earlier, the search was mounted after the boy went missing from his home at D’Sri Gayang housing area there at 5pm.