After over two years of desperation, the household of lacking California teen, Connerjack Oswalt, is overjoyed after {the teenager} was discovered final week in Park Metropolis, Utah.

In September 2019, then-16-year-old Oswalt was reported lacking by the household in Clearlake, Calif.

The Nationwide Lacking and Unidentified Individuals System says that Oswalt, who was identified with autism in 2014, had “a historical past of working away.” Previous to his disappearance in September 2019, NamUs reported that he went lacking in Could of the identical 12 months after his mom took his cellphone away; he fled his dwelling in Clearlake, taking solely his cat.

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He then reportedly went lacking once more on September 28, 2019.

Over current weeks, experiences got here in to the Summit County Sheriff’s Workplace of a person pushing a procuring cart in Summit Park in Park Metropolis. The final report sighted him sleeping exterior Jeremy’s Retailer, a comfort retailer by a gasoline station close to the I-80.

Physique digital camera footage shared by CBS Information reveals officers approaching Oswalt in entrance of the shop and providing him a seat within the police automobile to heat up.

Oswalt reportedly declined to inform the officers his identify, however he allowed them to scan his fingerprints, revealing he had a warrant out of Nevada beneath the misspelled identify “Conner Jack Oswald.” After suspecting there was extra to his story and researching lacking individuals that may match his profile within the Nationwide Heart for Lacking and Exploited Kids database, the match was made.

Oswalt’s household had moved from California to Idaho since his disappearance. “We searched throughout California, we had the lacking facilities of America, we had the Polly Klaas Basis and the DOJ,” Oswalt’s mother informed CBS Information. “We’ve had numerous false hope over the past two-and-a-half years,” added Oswalt’s stepfather, Gerald Flint.

On listening to the excellent news, Flint instantly drove from Idaho Falls to Park Metropolis to seek out Connerjack, the place he confirmed his id and referred to as Oswalt’s mother to verify.

“There wasn’t a dry eye within the room,” Sheriff Justin Martinez informed CBS. “They’ve been reunited with this particular person they haven’t seen for 3 years when he was 16. He’s now 19.”

In footage of the second Oswalt’s mother discovered her son was discovered, she could be heard saying by tears, “My sweetheart’s alive.”

Oswalt’s profile has now been faraway from the varied lacking individuals databases.

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