Cuero teen missing since start of the new year

Raziel Zion Gamez

CUERO, Texas – A Cuero teen has been missing now for weeks.

Raziel Zion Gamez was last seen on January 4, 2021.

His mother Crystal Gamez and other family members are looking for him and asking for your help.

The 15-year-old sent to a rehab facility in Taft on January 1, 2021  and he later escaped from the facility. 

“We love him and don’t forget that family is everything, it really is,” Gamez said. “I’m sick without him, we all are. His sisters, especially. I know he doesn’t mean to hurt them.”

Gamez said the family is missing Raziel and hopes he returns home safely.

He was first reported missing Dec. 20 and then was found at a friend’s house. From there he was sent to a rehab facility in Taft, from which he fled, according to the mother.

If you know anything about 15-year-old Raziel Zion Gamez call the Cuero Police Department at 361-275-3552 or the Taft Police Department at 361-528-3131.

Note: This story has been corrected since it was first published.