Missing 17 Year-Old; Please Help Us Find Him

Det. Ben Green, 509-385-3958


Thursday, October 26, 2017 at 5:15 p.m.


Cole King, 17 years old, left the Crisis Residential Center (CRC) today after making suicidal statements and threats to others around him. He is autistic and functions at a level similar to a 7 year old. He has no known family or friends in the area, but has been known to frequent homeless shelters in the past. He could be anywhere in Spokane. He was last seen wearing a black sweatshirt, black sweat pants, brown work boots and a camouflage backpack.

We are quite concerned anytime someone goes missing. Due to tonight’s cold weather, the unpredictable behavior he has shown today, and his tendency to function below his actual age, we are urgently seeking the public’s help to locate Cole and ensure his safety tonight. If you know where he may be, please call Crime Check at 456-2233.

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