CHELSEA, MASS. (WHDH) - An 11-year-old boy living with autism was found safe in Cambridge on Tuesday night after his sudden disappearance prompted a large police search.

Susant Thapa, who is nonverbal, was reported missing around 2 p.m. from his home on Washington Avenue, according to state police.

Thapa was found in Cambridge by Cambridge police around 7 p.m.

State police say they believe he traveled to Cambridge aboard a bus.

Standing outside their home in Chelsea Tuesday night, Susant’s family thanked the police and all those who helped search.

No additional information was immediately available.

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