Missing autistic teen from Torresdale found safe

TORRESDALE (WPVI) -- Philadelphia police say a missing autistic teen has been found safe.

Leah Huebner, 18, was reported missing by her parents around 5 p.m. on Thursday.

Police say Huebner is allowed to walk her block of 3400 Primrose Street in the city's Torresdale section.

However, when she did not return home, her parents reported her missing to police.

Police say Huebner is being taken to a local hospital for evaluation.
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