Mongomery County Police host ‘Autism Night Out’

WASHINGTON – It’s not uncommon for Montgomery County police to get two calls a week about someone with autism who is missing.

That’s one reason why the department is holding an open house event called “Autism Night Out” from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, May 30.

The aim is to help the community learn more about autism and how police respond when someone is missing. Advocates for people with autism explain that wandering off is a common behavior, and because people

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