Missing mentally disabled man found safe in California

Lawrence Barner (Provided Photo/IMPD)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Detectives in Indianapolis say Lawrence Barner was located in California and is safe.

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Police in Indianapolis are looking for a missing mentally disabled man last seen on Friday.

Officers say they are searching for 22-year-old Lawrence Barner who has the mental capacity of a 10-year-old.

Barner was last seen Friday, Aug. 23 in the 1200 block of East 38th Street — at the State Fairgrounds —around 7 a.m. Police say he is an employee there.

Barner is described as a black male, 6 foot 5 inches tall, approximately 225 pounds, black hair and brown eyes.

Anyone who may know where Barner is is asked to call MPD by dialing 911. Callers can text 888777 keyword “IMPD”.

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