UPDATE: Deputies say Goss has been found safe off of Shelton Road near Travelers Rest.

GREENVILLE, S.C. (WSPA) – Deputies with the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing teenager last seen early Monday morning.

Deputies said Nathan Michael Goss, 17, was most recently seen near 925 N. Hwy 25 wearing a brown Halloween costume.

Nathan Michael Goss (Greenville County Sheriff’s Office)

He was first reported to have been seen just before 1 a.m. Monday morning on Brockman Avenue, wearing the same outfit pictured below. Goss is 5’8″, 108 pounds.

Nathan is believed to be attempting to get to Tennessee and may be trying to get someone to give him a ride, reported deputies.

“This is completely out of character. We don’t know where he is going or why,” said his mother, Ashley Goss. “We have family in Crossville, TN. He has only lived here for three years.”

Ashley Goss said she and her family are grateful to the community and law enforcement for their work to find her son.

“We are hopeful in the efforts and all the prayers and support at this time,” said Goss. “We just Nathan brought home safely.”

Deputies said Goss has autism and requested that anyone who sees him or has information regarding his whereabouts call 911 immediately.

Deputies and K-9 units are currently searching the area.