View Mobile Site
Posted: August 4, 2014 11:58 a.m.

Police search for autistic teen


The Newton County Sheriff's Office is asking for help finding a missing local teen.

Ryan Atkinson, 16, has been diagnosed with autism and is bi-polar. He was last seen around 9 p.m. Sunday, August 3, near Alcovy Methodist Church on Alcovy Road.

Atkinson is 5'7" and weighs 125 pounds. He was last seen wearing blue jeans and a blue shirt.

Anyone with information should call the sheriff's office at 770-784-2100. Anonymous tips may be submitted at 678-625-5007.

CovNews Comments

You must be logged in to post comments. encourages readers to interact with one another. We will not edit your comments, but we reserve the right to delete any inappropriate responses.

To report offensive or inappropriate comments, contact our editor.

The comments below are from readers of and do not necessarily represent the views of The Covington News or Morris Multimedia.

No comments have been posted. Log in or Register to post a comment.

Please wait ...