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

Published January 30, 2019 at 2:05 pm


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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