• BREAKING NEWS ABC shows live and on-demand -- Download the WATCH ABC app!

Missing SB teen walked 35 miles back home from Chino

Stephen Strothers, 17, was found safe at his San Bernardino home Sunday after he was reported missing at El Prado Regional Park in Chino since Saturday, Sept. 3, 2011.

September 4, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
A missing 17-year-old boy with schizophrenia was found safe after walking 35 miles to his San Bernardino home from Chino.

Stephen Strother wandered away from his family at 5:30 p.m. Saturday while they were at El Prado Regional Park in Chino.

One hour later, police launched a search in the area.

Relatives and authorities were concerned because the teen requires medication for schizophrenia and he also suffers from a diminished mental capacity.

Load Comments