Salem

Sixteen-year-old Keizer boy found

Update: Giddings' parents found him walking along a street heading back to Keizer on Monday night. He told them he had been staying at a runaway shelter in Salem and hanging out at a skateboard park. Police consider the matter closed.


Original story below:

KEIZER, Ore. -- Police are searching for a missing 16-year-old boy in Keizer who may be endangered.

Matthew Giddings was last seen walking away from his sister's home in the area of River Road and Lockhaven Drive North in Keizer. He was reported missing by his father on Friday evening.

Giddings could be endangered because he suffers from autism and developmental and mood-related disorders, police said. He acts younger than his age.

He was last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt that had green neon writing and blue jeans with white tennis shoes and socks.

Anyone with information about Giddings' whereabouts should call 911 or Marion County dispatch at 503-588-5032. Refer to case No. 13-14057.