Missing 15-year-old boy with autism found safe by nurse in Palm Springs

Posted at 4:12 AM, Jul 04, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-04 08:02:33-04


Palm Beach police said Cooper Levine was found safe by a nurse Monday morning in Palm Springs.

Detective Sgt. Tom Melnichok with Palm Beach Police said the nurse was on her way to work at 6:45 a.m. when she spotted Cooper near a Publix located at Congress Avenue and Greenbrier Drive in Palm Springs.

She reached out to him, he got in her car and she called police.


The Palm Beach Police Department is looking for a 15-year-old boy with autism that went missing overnight. 

The teen, Cooper Dayton Levine, was last seen wearing a blue Superman shirt and blue and orange swimming trunks. 

Police said he should have a blue Trek bike, that doesn’t have lights, and may be wearing a red helmet. 

He is 5 feet 7 inches, weighs 110 pounds, has dark blond hair and blue eyes. 

If you have any information regarding his whereabouts please call the Palm Beach Police immediately at 561-838-5454.