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UPDATE: Silver Alert issued for missing autistic man

Columbus police are asking for your help in finding an autistic man missing since Monday morning.

Posted: Jan. 22, 2018 8:23 PM
Updated: Jan. 23, 2018 6:46 PM

UPDATE: 1/22/18 11:15 p.m.

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WTVA) - Family members report Reed was seen walking in the rain near the soccer complex mid-morning Monday.


COLUMBUS, Miss. (WTVA) - The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has issued a Silver Alert for an autistic man from Columbus missing since Monday morning.

Christopher Jamal Reed, 25, was last seen inside his home on 19th Street South at 8:30 a.m.  A friend says Reed was later seen walking in the rain near the soccer complex mid-morning.

Reed stands 5-feet-9-inches tall, weighs 120 pounds and was last seen wearing black sweatpants, a light gray pullover and white tennis shoes. 

You are asked to call 911 if you see him.

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