Disabled teen who went missing on Thanksgiving Day in NW Houston found safe, HPD says

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HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A teen with a disability who went missing on Thanksgiving Day in northwest Houston has been found safe, according to police

Jaquez Sanders, 19, went missing at about 1 p.m. in the 5800 block of Hollister Street on Nov. 24 after leaving on foot in an unknown direction, according to police.

Police described Sanders as a Black man with a dark brown complexion, black hair with brown eyes. He stands 6 feet and 1 inch tall and weighs approximately 145 pounds.

Sanders was diagnosed with an intellectual disability, walks with a limp at a slow pace, and keeps his left arm curled next to his body, police said. He also has a speech impediment and is very quiet, but he does like to speak to people.

Sanders was last seen wearing a black T-shirt, dark-colored jeans, and white shoes.