Man with autism missing from unincorporated Elmhurst located

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Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Patrick Mulhern.
Patrick Mulhern.

ELMHURST, Ill. (WLS) -- A 21-year-old man with autism who was reported missing from unincorporated Elmhurst was reunited with his family, DuPage County sheriff's officials said Tuesday.

Patrick Mulhern was last seen around 2 a.m. by his parents at the family's home near York Road and Diversey Avenue. He likes to go to parks and has a fascination with swing sets.

Sheriff's officials announced at a press conference Tuesday afternoon that Mulhern was found around 12:30 p.m. and was in good health. They thanked the public for its help.