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FBCSO says missing Richmond teen found safe in Houston

The boy was located Tuesday morning by an off-duty deputy near South Main Street, according to officials.
Credit: KHOU

FORT BEND COUNTY, Texas — The Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office says the search for a missing Richmond teen is over after he was found Tuesday morning.

The boy was located near South Main Street by an off-duty deputy with Harris County Constable Precinct 7.

For privacy reasons, the boy's name and photo have been removed from our post.

If you have any information regarding this endangered missing person, please contact the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office at 281-341-4665.

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What to do when someone goes missing

Thousands of people go missing every year across the United States, and there are organizations and law enforcement agencies that work to bring them home to loved ones.

The Texas Center for the Missing is an organization with Houston roots that works to educate loved ones and authorities on finding the lost. 

From resources that deal with missing children to endangered adults, the non-profit organization has compiled a wealth of resources to help. 

There is no 24-hour waiting period required to report a person missing, according to the Harris County Sheriff's Office.

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