Missing man with autism found safe

July 02, 2018 06:31 PM

BLEECKER - Police have found a missing man with autism.

Crews had been searching for 29-year-old Bruce Williams of Colonie since he vanished Saturday in the town of Bleecker, Fulton County.

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Williams is in a very densely wooded area that's difficult to get to and crews have to get some retrieval equipment to get Williams out.

Williams' mother says he is an Eagle Scout who has special advanced training in wilderness survival.

Before Monday, he had last been seen Saturday afternoon hopping on his bicycle and heading for a swimming hole he has been to many times.

He will soon be reunited with his family.

It's still unclear what led to Williams' disappearance.


WNYT Staff

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