POSTED: Thursday, September 24, 2009 - 8:43am
UPDATED: Thursday, February 25, 2010 - 12:33pm
Authorities in the Valley and across the state are on high alert after a 12 year-old girl from Laredo was abducted on Wednesday afternoon.
An Amber alert was activated by authorities for Karla Victoria Yrigoyen-Rivas. The 12 year-old is 5 feet tall and weighs about 100 pounds and has black hair and brown eyes. Witnesses saw her wearing a white blouse, blue jeans, and black sandals. Law enforcement officials believe the 12 year-old could be in grave or immediate danger. Police are looking for Jose Angel Cruz who goes by Giovanni and is a person of interest in the case. Cruz is 28 years-old and stands 5'6" tall and weighs 200 pounds and has tattoos on his right arm and leg.
If you have any information regarding this abduction call the Laredo Police Department at 956.795.2800 or dial 911.