UPDATE: Petersburg police locate missing autistic 15-year-old

PETERSBURG, Va. (WRIC) — UPDATE: Police in Petersburg have located a missing teen.

Lieutenant Emanuel Chambliss with the Petersburg Bureau of Police said Zaire Higgins was found in Chesterfield and is in the process of being transferred back to Petersburg.

 

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Zaire Higgins was last seen on North Foley Street wearing a lime green shirt with the word “Glow” in the center, black basketball shorts and dark flip flops.

Police said Higgins is a high-functioning autistic child.

If you have seen him or know where he is, contact the Petersburg/Dinwiddie Crime Solvers at (804) 861-1212 or text the keyword “pdcash” followed by the tip to 274637.

The number for Petersburg Crime Solvers is 804-861-1212. The Petersburg Police non-emergency line can be reached at 804-732-4222.