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San Diego police ask for public's help in finding missing teen with medical conditions

Posted at 7:07 AM, Aug 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-26 10:07:09-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) – San Diego police are asking for the public’s help in finding a missing 17-year-old boy with several health problems.

According to police, Jeremy Jose Sanchez was last seen by his mother at their apartment on Aug. 23 at around 9 p.m. Police did not disclose what part of the city the boy was last seen.

The teen suffers from vision damage, loss of hearing, and has active tuberculosis. Police said he takes medications for his conditions, but he left his home without them.

Police said Jeremy was reported as a runaway juvenile at risk due to health conditions.

The teen is Latino with a tanned complexion, 6 feet 1 inches tall, weighs around 146 pounds, and has brown eyes and black hair.

Jeremy was last seen wearing a gray T-shirt, blue jeans, and white, red and black Jordan shoes.

Anyone with information on the teen is urged to contact San Diego police at 619-531-2000 or 911.