Missing Fox Lake teen with special needs found safe

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FOX LAKE, Ill. — A missing 14-year-old boy with special needs has been found safe.

According to police, David Schlaf showed up to his school this morning and was unharmed.

14-year-old David Schlaf

14-year-old David Schlaf

David’s parents called police after he did not return home Tuesday night.

Police did an immediate search of the area and investigators used K-9 dogs to help track David’s trail, but were unable to pick up his scent at that time.