Missing teen who disappeared on kayak ride on San Jacinto has been found safe

- UPDATE 11:07 AM: The missing Highlands teen, Andrew Hays who disappeared on kayak ride on San Jacinto has been found safe.


Texas Equusearch is now scouring the San Jacinto River for a missing teen from Highlands after he may have gone on a kayak ride on the river and never returned.

Andrew Hays, age 15, from Highlands, Texas, was reported missing Thursday. Andrew is thought to have been taking his kayak, an 8-ft Pelican kayak which is blue and white in color on the San Jacinto River.  It is unknown what type, style or color of clothing that Andrew is wearing.  Andrew has a tiny scar on the right side of his lip. He has blue eyes and very short black hair. He is 5'7" and weighs 145 pounds.

Texas EquuSearch has boats en route and will begin searching the water as soon as the sun comes up.

If you have seen Andrew Hays since his disappearance, if you know of his current whereabouts, or if you have any information in this case, regarding Andrew's disappearance, please contact Harris County Sheriff's Office at 713-755-7427 or call Texas EquuSearch at 281-309-9500.

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