Police searching for missing autistic man

Atlanta police need your help locating a 27-year-old man missing since Friday morning.

Sharod Hairston was reported missing by his grandmother. She told police that she had last seen Hairston at her home on the 1800 block of Myrtle Drive in Atlanta around 7 a.m.

She says her grandson is autistic and has run away often.

According to Hairston's grandmother, he frequents the Greenbriar Mall area.

Hairston is described as being 6-feet-2-inches tall with a weight of 175 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes.

If you have any information that can help locate Hairston, please contact the Atlanta Police's Missing Persons Unit or 911.