BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Update as of Sunday, October 11, 2020 at 10:30 a.m: Missing 23-year-old male has been found in New Providence and is safe.

Berkeley Heights Police has continued their search for a missing 23-year-old male with autism. Christian J. Huerta left a residence in the area of Timber Drive Saturday at 6:30 p.m.

Huerta answers to the name “CJ” is described as about 5 feet 3 inches tall, thin, and weighs about 135 to 150 pounds, with short brown hair and brown eyes.

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Huerta was last seen wearing a white tee-shirt with gray shorts no further description was given.

The search began Saturday evening and Sunday morning, Northstar returned to continue the search over the area.

Anyone with knowledge as to the whereabouts of Huerta can contact the Berkeley Heights Police Department at (908) 464-1111.