MISSING: Abel Ortega, 17

The Kern County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) is asking for help finding a missing autistic teen. Abel Ortega, 17, was last seen in a green shirt around Hurtle Ave and Linda Vista Dr around 3 p.m. on Thursday, September 22nd. He is 5 foot 10 and weighs 140 pounds. He is described as Hispanic with black hair and brown eyes. Anyone with information should call the KCSO at 661-861-3110.