SB CISD PD locate teen runaway

Fernando Martinez Jr.

SAN BENITO — A teenager who district officials say was believed to be a runway has been located.

Fernando Martinez, Jr, of San Benito, has been found and is being reunited with family, according to a Facebook post made Thursday around 11:30 a.m. by the San Benito CISD Police Department.

San Benito CISD Director of Public Relations Isabel C. Gonzalez issued a press release Wednesday morning seeking help from the public on his whereabouts.

“Great Job to everyone who helped by sharing and reuniting this young man with his family,” San Benito Mayor Ben Gomez stated in a Facebook post.