BOZEMAN, Mont. -

Thanks to a tip, officers located an endangered runaway from Boulder.

We spoke with the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, they told us they located 16 year old Brandon Matthue Sim after receiving a tip from a motorist at about 1 this morning.

The motorist reported seeing the teen walking along interstate 15.

The Department of Justice had issued a missing child alert yesterday around 4:30 pm

He has autism and has poor communication skills, and it was believed he was trying to get to California on foot.