Police showed him around their police car and let him film the blue lights before they headed off.
They tweeted: “Middle of the operation today, diverted to a concern for welfare of a male on an over bridge of the A75 just into @policescotland where we found an autistic lad filming trucks and waving.
“We showed him around the Skoda and let him film the blues then it was back to it. #ManyHats.”
The A75 is a Scottish road that goes from Gretna Green, along the border with England then up to Stranraer.
Cumbria police were responding to a concern for person report.
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