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Update: Missing Vulnerable Adult Alert Cancelled for Queens Man with Autism

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A Missing Persons Alert for a non-verbal, 20-year-old male has been cancelled.

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Update - August 12, 2014 - New York State Missing Vulnerable Adult Alert for Saurav Banik/August 11 has been cancelled.
 
Below is the original alert.
 
Queens, NY - August 11, 2014 - A Missing Vulnerable Adult Alert has been issued for Saurav Banik, a 20 year-old, Asian male with autism who is non-verbal and was last seen at 121-12 Liberty Avenue on 8/10/14 at 6:45pm. He was wearing a blue shirt and brown jeans. Saurav may be in need of medical attention.
 
DOB: 10/17/1993
Sex: Male
HGT: 5'7"
WGT: 225 lbs.
Hair: Black
Eyes: Brown
Race: Asian or Pacific Islander