MISSING: Police Searching for Man With Autism Last Seen in Mississauga


Peel Police are seeking the public's assistance in locating a missing 27-year-old man with autism.

According to police, Matthew Hodgson was last seen yesterday (Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019) at 5:00 p.m. in the area of Dixie Road and Dundas Street East in Mississauga. 

Hodgson is also known to frequent the Woodbridge area.

Hodgson, police say, is described as a white 6'0" male, who is 220 pounds, with a heavy build, short brown hair, blue eyes, and an unshaven brown beard and moustache. 

He was last seen wearing blue jeans, a black jacket, black gloves and a grey winter hat with fur.

Police and family are concerned for the well-being of Hodgson.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Hodgson is asked to call investigators at the 12 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau at (905) 453-2121, ext. 1233.  

Information can also be left anonymously by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or by visiting peelcrimestoppers.ca.

Photo is courtesy of Peel Police.

UPDATE: Hodgson was located in good health, police report.

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