Officials search for missing teen

15-year-old missing for almost a week

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GALVESTON - Volunteers searched for a missing Galveston teen on Sunday.

Police said Jason Hamilton, 15, has been missing for almost a week.

Texas EquuSearch said the teen has been off his medication. Police said Hamilton left a note with his family saying he was running away.

Dickinson police said this is the second time police have searched for Hamilton since February.

Hamilton has brown hair, is 5 foot 8 inches tall and weighs about 130 pounds. He was last seen wearing dark jeans, a T-shirt featuring the band Pantera with a white shirt underneath and blue and white tennis shoes.

Texas EquuSearch asked for volunteers to report to a command center at 4400 Orange Street in Bacliff.

Anyone with information on the missing teen is asked to call Dickinson police at 281-337-4700.

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