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Romero Garcia wanted in kidnapping of wife, 2 kids

Hays County officials: Garcia may be trying to flee to Mexico

L to R: Orbelia James, 27, her two children, 4-year-old Ramiro Yahir Garcia and 2-year-old Marbella Garcia
L to R: Orbelia James, 27, her two children, 4-year-old Ramiro Yahir Garcia and 2-year-old Marbella Garcia

SAN ANTONIO – Hays County sheriff's officials are asking for the public's help in finding a woman and her two children who they believe were kidnapped by her estranged husband.

According to Hays County sheriff's investigators, Romero Garcia, 28, kidnapped his wife, Orbelia James, 27, and her two children, 4-year-old Ramiro Yahir Garcia and 2-year-old Marbella Garcia, around noon on Tuesday.

The kidnapping was reported around noon on Tuesday from a home in the 500 block of Cresthill Causeway in Kyle, north of San Marcos.

They were last seen in a blue 2007 Ford Explorer with a tan stripe on the bottom and Texas license plates reading BSW5346.

Hays County sheriff's officials believe James and the children are in danger and that Garcia (pictured below) may be attempting to flee to Mexico.

Anyone who has information on Garcia, James or the children's whereabouts is asked to call 911 immediately.