Missing teen says he's safe, returning home this week

Published: Jul. 27, 2015 at 4:34 PM CDT|Updated: Jan. 26, 2016 at 9:24 PM CST
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LAMB COUNTY, TX (KCBD) - 14-year-old Joe Manzanales, missing since July 19, has been in contact with the Lamb County Sheriff's Office. He says he is safe, working on a ranch in Mexico, and plans to return home to Earth, TX on Friday or Saturday.

Joe said he had not been mistreated, that he was living in an air-conditioned house and eating well.

Lamb County authorities say their investigation continues.

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