SRPD: Missing autistic boy found safe after search


An 8-year-old non-verbal autistic boy was found safe in Pleasanton approximately two hours after being lost near Rancho San Ramon Community Park in the Dougherty Valley on Tuesday afternoon, according to San Ramon police.

City police said Eric Schnieder had been missing since 4:08 p.m. when he was last seen riding a scooter near the park on Rancho Park Loop in San Ramon.

The boy was located in safe condition in Pleasanton just after 6 p.m. to bring closure to the multi-agency search, according to San Ramon police.

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Posted by Longtime Resident
a resident of San Ramon
on Feb 2, 2016 at 8:16 pm

Who puts their "non-verbal" 8 year old autistic child on a scooter and lets them out of their sight? How much did 2 hours' of searching cost the taxpayers?

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Posted by Tracy
a resident of Alamo
on Feb 3, 2016 at 8:08 am

Did he scooter to Pleasanton or was there some sort of foul play involved?

Where was he found? At a relatives home, at a store, or out on the streets?

Very odd way to end the report.

At least they found him.

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