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Missing Mesa teen found in Texas

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Christina Sanchez Christina Sanchez
MESA, Ariz. -

A 17-year-old who disappeared from Mesa on Tuesday has been found in Texas.

Christina Sanchez was reported missing when she didn't return to her home near Mesa Drive and Southern Avenue.

Police say she has the mental capacity of a 10-year-old and was believed to be with an older Hispanic male who goes by "Omar".

Officers say her family is concerned "Omar" will try to take Sanchez to Mexico.

Mesa police detective Steve Berry says the male Sanchez was traveling with was stopped for speeding and that's when she was contacted.  The male's name has not been released.

This is a developing story.  Stay with FOX 10 News for updates.

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