Search of orchard for lost teen ends at La Plaza Mall

Firefighters and Mission police officers spent much of the afternoon searching for a teenager they believed was lost inside an orchard.

It all happened at an orchard off Conway Avenue early Tuesday afternoon.

The teen TMs distraught parent TMs stayed close by while authorities searched the orchard.

They said their son ran away from home late last night claiming he was going to Austin.

But say his sister heard a rumor that he was lost in the orchards.

Police pinged the teen's cell phone and found him at La Plaza Mall in McAllen.

Police said while the teen wasn't in the orchards they weren't taking any chances, especially with the high temperatures.