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

Rescued autistic boy's parents get visitation

Crews worked nonstop to find an 8-year-old boy with autism who went missing in the San Bernardino Mountains.
September 15, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
A rescued 8-year old boy with autism will not be returned to his parents, at least for the time being.

Joshua Robb went missing earlier this week in the San Bernardino Mountains.

Thursday morning, his parents were in San Bernardino juvenile court trying to regain custody of the boy.

The judge gave the parents visitation rights until another hearing in 11 days.

Joshua was found after a 30-hour search in the mountains. He had run away from school.

His parents lost custody of him after allegedly tethering him in their backyard.

San Bernardino County Sheriff's deputies say the boy has a history of running away.


Load Comments