By CBSLA Staff

GARDENA (CBSLA) — A 17-year-old boy with the mental capacity of a five-year-old and medical conditions that require daily medication was found safe Tuesday after going missing for a week.

Ricardo Littles left his home without permission the night of March 9 and never returned, according to Gardena police officials. He was reported missing the next day.

Police say Ricardo was found safe Tuesday and is now in the custody of Children’s Services.