8-year-old boy found safe

UPDATE: Taio has been located and is safe.

SPOKANE, Wash. — The Spokane Police Department is seeking the public’s help in locating a missing 8-year-old child.

Taio was last seen going to bed around 10 p.m. on Tuesday near 2700 E 53rd Ave on the South Hill.

His mother went to check on him 20 minutes later and found him missing.

Taio is about 4 feet tall and very thin. He was last seen wearing grey basketball shorts and no shirt. He also has autism and is non-verbal.

If you see Taio, please call 911 immediately and reference case number 2022-20115053.