UPDATE: Fresno police say missing 5-year-old boy has been found

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Monday, May 30, 2022

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- UPDATE: Fresno police say Nehemiah has been found and is safe with his mom. Thank you for helping in the search for him!

Original story follows.


Fresno police are asking for the public's help to find a 5-year-old boy who has autism and who has been missing for more than a month.

Nehemiah Leslie is from Stockton and was last seen on video in southwest Fresno on Friday in the general area of E. Church Ave and S. Elm Ave.

Police say he is very shy and very scared of unfamiliar people, and that loud voices and yelling scare him.

Police also say the little boy has a very distinctive feature - his right eye constantly focuses on his nose.

If you see him or know where he is, please do not contact him directly. Please call the Fresno Police Department at (559)621-7000 or call 911.

Nehemiah has brown eyes and brown hair, is about 3'11' in height, and was wearing a black hoodie, khaki pants, and black shoes when he went missing.

According to Fresno police, he has been missing since April 16.