Missing Mesa teens found safe

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By Mike Gertzman By Mike Gertzman
By Mike Gertzman By Mike Gertzman
By Mike Gertzman By Mike Gertzman
By Mike Gertzman By Mike Gertzman

MESA, Ariz. -- Police say two teen cousins with diminished mental capacity who were missing since Sunday were found safe Tuesday night.

Christina Sanchez, 18, and her cousin 13-year-old Mark Gonzalez were last known to be in the area of Sossaman and Baseline roads at a Circle K at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday.

Police said Gonzalez is now back with his family and Sanchez is with her boyfriend.

Gonzalez functions at a ten-year-old level due to a traumatic brain injury and Sanchez functions at a 15-year-old level due to a heart condition for which she is being treated.