PHOENIX — A missing child is every parent's worst nightmare but the actions two Valley parents took to find their son led them to a happy ending.
Tangie Hernandez and Bill Morales's 32-year-old son Timothy vanished on Nov. 22. He was last seen near his apartment in Tempe near McClintock Drive and Apache Boulevard.
His family started a tip line for anyone with information to call about his disappearance.
“It’s numbing, we just want him home,” said Bill.
Timothy's mother Tangie said the family filed a report with the Tempe Police Department who conducted a wellness check at Timothy's apartment.
They found his door unlocked and his keys and wallet inside.
“This is a parent's worst nightmare,” said Tangie.
On Saturday morning the family handed out flyers at Tempe Marketplace and Tempe Beach Park.
Finally, the family's efforts paid off.
A Valley nurse called the tip line on Saturday and said they recognized a patient at a hospital that looked like Timothy.
Tangie said her son was dropped off there under a different name and that details are still unknown as to how he got there.
Regardless, they are happy to know that he has been found.
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