By CBSBoston.com Staff

FAIRHAVEN (CBS) — Fairhaven police found a 72-year-old man safe after he had been missing since Wednesday afternoon.

Kenneth Parks, who has autism and is non-verbal, had last been seen at 1:25 p.m. walking in Cushman Park when he got separated from his group.

Police told WBZ-TV just before noon on Thursday that Parks was found safe.

CBSBoston.com Staff