Southwest Harbor Police Continue Search for Missing Autistic Man

Catherine Pegram

Updated 4 years ago

Police in Southwest Harbor continue to search for man with autism who’s been missing since the middle of last week. Authorities say 61-year-old Pete Peterson was last seen on Friday, hitchhiking in Ellsworth toward MDI.Peterson is described as 6-foot-1, 230 pounds and is balding with a grey beard. Police say he walks with a limp and has a lazy eye and often wears glasses.Again, Peterson is autistic.They say he was last seen wearing blue jeans, possibly a grey hooded sweatshirt and brown shoes.Anyone with any information is asked to call Southwest Harbor police at 244-7912.