CLEVELAND — Authorities are searching for a 23-year-old man with autism, who was reported missing Tuesday evening.

Cleveland police say Dale Malicki Jr. left home around 3 p.m. Tuesday on his bicycle headed to the BP gas station at E. 49th and Harvard to buy cigars. His father told police Malicki never returned home.

Police also with staff at the gas station, but were not able to confirm if Malicki had been in the store that day.

His father also told officers that Malicki does not have a cell phone and rarely leaves home, according to the police report.

Malicki is described as 5’9” tall and weighs 135 pounds. He has red hair and green eyes. He was last seen wearing green camouflage shorts and flip-flops. He was riding a purple Mongoose bicycle.

Anybody with information is asked to call the Cleveland Police Department immediately.