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Son Of US Rep. John Conyers Reported Missing In Texas

UPDATE 11/18: Carl Conyers has been found safe.

DETROIT (WWJ) - The youngest son of U.S. Representative John Conyers and his wife, Monica Conyers, has been reported missing in Texas.

Carl Conyers, the son of U.S. Rep. John Conyers, was reported missing in Texas on Nov. 15, 2016 (Facebook photo)

Houston police say 21-year-old Carl Conyers was last seen Tuesday afternoon by his roommate at their apartment in South Central Houston.

Daisha Lewis, Conyers' girlfriend, said she and several other friends received a message from Conyers' Twitter account Wednesday morning and they momentarily thought he might have been located -- but that didn't turn out the be the case.

"Right now, we still don't know where he is. He may have come back to his room around 11:30 yesterday, in the morning, but as far as we know, no one has seen him since then," Lewis told WWJ's Scott Ryan. "He might have come back to take more stuff out of his room, but we're not sure if it was him that took stuff out of his room or someone else that made him or someone that did it for him.

"He was able to message me on social media, on Twitter, and he asked me to meet him. He asked all his friends to come meet him on campus," Lewis continued. "When we got there -- I didn't feel right about it or thought maybe he was lying or someone was making him lie to meet us there because when we got there, he wasn't there. When we got back to the apartment, his stuff was gone. He took his ID with him and a debit card and some clothes even. Like it was a distraction to get more stuff that he left behind."

Lewis said Conyers, a student at University of Houston, was active in the campus community and he didn't have bad blood with anyone.

"Everyone that knows Carl knows that he's an amazing person. Everyone cares about him a lot. He's a real friendly and nice person," she said. "I mean, he tells me everything. I saw him everyday. We would talk and text all day so this is surprising to me and surprising to everyone around him."

Since Conyers left without a trace, Lewis said his friends and family are just fearing the worst.

"He didn't take a car with him or a bike so we don't really know how he's getting around right now. Like, he left his car keys, he left everything. We don't know where he could be," she said. "He left his phone and his laptop at his apartment, so I went through his laptop and I looked for emails or any history of an airplane ticket or a bus ticket somewhere, but there was nothing."

Conyers is described as a black male, about 6 feet tall and 145 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. Police say he has shaven the beard he's seen wearing in a handout photo.

Anyone with information on Conyers' disappearance is urged to contact Houston Police at 713-884-3131, or the Houston Police Missing Persons Division at 832-394-1840.

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