UPDATE: The Greenville Police Department said Niko Elisa was found in Fountain Inn and is being taken back home.


GREENVILLE COUNTY, S.C. (WSPA) – The Greenville Police Department needs the public’s help locating a teen that is deaf and mute.

Officers said 16-year-old Niyo Elisa was last seen wearing a red shirt, black pants, a tan jacket and a backpack.

He was last seen around 8:15 a.m. on a bicycle near Hillcrest High School according to police.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Niyo is asked to call the Greenville Police Department at (864) 467-5022.