Concerns are raised regarding the whereabouts of a Texas kid who was believed to have been found eight years later

Houston police said Wednesday they’ve launched an investigation into the alleged disappearance — and discovery — of a 25-year-old man who reportedly had been long gone for eight years.

It was once broadly said over the weekend that Rudy Farias was once “located safe” in Houston after a yearslong search.

But at least one neighbor insists Farias was once by no means lacking and had been dwelling with his mother on their block. The account was once backed up through a neighborhood activist who stated he was once with Farias when he met with Houston police detectives Wednesday.

“This younger man stated when he at first ran away, he got here returned two days later,” the activist, Quanell X, stated at a information convention after the assembly with detectives.

The activist introduced that Farias’ mother, Janie Santana, used to be current for phase of the meeting. Efforts to attain her for remark have been unsuccessful Wednesday evening.

Houston police proven the assembly however stated in a declaration that detectives have been unable to talk about specifics or say whether or not the allegations had been accurate.

Authorities deliberate to talk about the case in addition Thursday, the police branch said.

A police spokesman stated beforehand that investigators had been assembly with the household to decide “what truly transpired.”

“We’re making an attempt to get to the backside of what occurred,” stated the spokesman, Victor Senties.

Senties declined to say whether or not Farias had ever been suggested lacking to Houston police or any different regulation enforcement corporation in Texas.