Authorities seek public’s help finding missing man

SANTEE (CNS) – Authorities Tuesday sought the public's help in locating a
missing 20-year-old Los Angeles man who has autism and was last seen in Santee.

Joseph Swett was last seen at a motel in the 10700 block of Woodside
Avenue shortly after 3 p.m. Monday, according to the San Diego County Sheriff's

Swett was staying at the motel with his mother and brother after having
arrived in Santee from Los Angeles to attend a Christian college for two weeks.

His mother and brother left the motel room to get lunch, leaving Swett
behind to take a nap, authorities said, adding when his relatives returned,
Swett was gone.

Swett was described as white, 5-feet-10 and 150 pounds, with brown hair
and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a bright orange shirt, red shorts, and
black shoes, authorities said.

Anyone with information about his whereabouts was asked to call the
Sheriff's Department at (858) 565-5200.

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