UPDATE: Police say missing teen has been found safe.

Photos courtesy of Ocean City PD

Ocean City police confirm that the 17-year-old boy with intellectual disabilities who went missing  was found Tuesday evening in Bethany Beach.

Police say he is now safe with his family.


Police are searching for a missing teen after they say he was last seen walking on the beach in Ocean City. 

The Ocean City Police Department says on Tuesday, officers are looking for a missing 17-year-old boy with intellectual disabilities. Police say the teen has been missing since 1:40 PM. 

According to the report, he was last seen walking north on the beach, near 133rd Street, at a fast pace. Officers say he was wearing swim trunks with a blue, green and yellow palm tree design.

Ocean City PD says it is likely that he is walking along the Delaware beaches at this time.

Anyone who sees this teen is asked to call 911 and observe until police arrive. Police say he could be startled if approached.

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