The Clay County Sheriff's Office is thanking the public for their assistance in locating a 16-year-old boy with autism. 

Nathan Darmany has been safely located in Orange Park.

 "Thank you to our members, surrounding agencies, the community and local media for the assistance," deputies said via media release. "Persistency helped bring this investigation to a positive and successful conclusion."

Deputies originally said that Nathan Lamar Darmany was attending the AMC Theaters at 1910 Wells Road in Orange Park Monday when he ran away from his father.