UPDATE: West Jordan young man with autism found safe

Jul 20, 2023, 9:58 PM | Updated: Jul 21, 2023, 11:59 am

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UPDATE: A nonverbal young man with autism, who went missing from his group in West Jordan, was found Friday.

“Jarrett Lyon has been located and has been returned home safely. We appreciate the community and our fellow law enforcement for the care and support in locating Jarrett. Thank you,” West Jordan Police Department said in a tweet.

KSL witnessed the return of Jarrett to his family and many hugs were shared.

WEST JORDAN, Utah — Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a young man with autism.

According to West Jordan Police Department, Jarrett Lyon left a group home located at 8494 S. 1520 West and did not return.

Police said Lyon is Autistic and non-verbal but will acknowledge his name and shake his head “yes” or

Lyon was last seen in front of the group home wearing a short maroon sleeve shirt, black or navy shorts, white socks, black slip-on shoes, and carrying a black backpack.

Jarrett is 5’6″, about 140 pounds. He has green eyes, dirty blonde shaggy hair, with scruffy facial hair.

Anyone with information about Jarrett should call West Jordan Police Department at 801-840-4000.

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UPDATE: West Jordan young man with autism found safe