Amber alert issued for Texas teen who disappeared near Mexican border

Arranza Diaz Larraga, 17, from Texas, was last seen in the border town of San Juan

Harriet Alexander
Wednesday 14 October 2020 16:40
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Police are appealing for information to help locate missing teenager Arranza Diaz Larraga
Police are appealing for information to help locate missing teenager Arranza Diaz Larraga
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Police in southern Texas have issued an “amber alert” for a teenager who disappeared on Tuesday night and is feared to be in danger.

Arranza Diaz Larraga, 17, was last seen in the border town of San Juan at 6:41pm, along the 2100 block of N. Cesar Chavez Rd - ten miles from the border with Mexico.

She is described as 5ft tall, weighing 115 pounds (52kg), with brown eyes, and blonde hair with highlights. The teenager has a mole on the inner side of her left knee, police said.

San Juan, home to 33,000 people, is part of the McAllen-Reynosa conurbation, close to the Mexican city of Reynosa.

Phones in the area were sent the alert in the early hours of Wednesday, social media users said.

Police are appealing for anyone with information to get in touch.

Residents of San Juan were sent an Amber Alert early on Wednesday morning

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