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Search for 22 year old missing from Brooklyn Park since Monday

Robert Sparks has Asperger Syndrome but is high functioning.
Rob Sparks

Police in Brooklyn Park are trying to track down a 22-year-old man who was reported missing at 5 p.m. on Monday.

Robert Uthmann Sparks has Asperger Syndrome though is reportedly high functioning, with his family saying his absence is "highly unusual."

Police think that he may be seeking refuge in a coffee shop or similar establishment.

He's also known to use local transit to go between Brooklyn Park and St. Paul.

He was last seen wearing boots, two pairs of pants, glasses with an orange rubber band on the left bow, an "Elmer Fudd-style" hat, and a green jacket with fluorescent colors.

He's 5"11 and skinny, police say.

Anyone with information should call Brooklyn Park PD at 763-493-8222.

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