According to SFPD Sgt. Wilfred Williams, Lawrence Thang, the 19-year-old autistic man reported missing earlier this week, has been found. There was a great deal of concern around Thang’s disappearance, as he had reportedly made recent threats of suicide. SFPD tells us he was located safe and in the care of a relative.

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Eve Batey is the editor and publisher of the San Francisco Appeal. She used to be the San Francisco Chronicle's Deputy Managing Editor for Online, and started at the Chronicle as their blogging and interactive editor. Before that, she was a co-founding writer and the lead editor of SFist. She's been in the city since 1997, presently living in the Outer Sunset with her husband, cat, and dog. You can reach Eve at

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