AMBER Alert canceled for missing Pflugerville girl, report says

Katelyn Ramirez found safe, father in custody


SAN ANTONIOUpdated at 4:20 p.m.:

The AMBER Alert was canceled after Katelyn Ramirez was found safe, the Austin-American Statesman reported.

Her father was taken into custody.

Original story:

Authorities have issued a regional AMBER Alert for a missing 4-year-old out of Pflugerville.

According to the Travis County Sheriff's Office, Katelyn Ramirez was taken from the 17500 block of Bridge Farmer Boulevard around 3 p.m. Wednesday.

Katelyn is roughly 3 feet six inches tall and weighs around 40 pounds. She has blonde hair and brown eyes and was last seen wearing a light red short-sleeve shirt, light red shorts, and white socks. 

The Travis County Sheriff's Office said it believes Katelyn may be with Eric John Ramirez, 40. 

Ramirez is 5 feet 8 inches tall, weighs around 190 pounds and has brown hair and brown eyes.

The TCSO said Ramirez has several outstanding warrants.

Authorities say to be on the lookout for several vehicles. Ramirez may traveling in a 2018 red Chevy Camaro with the Texas license plate KBX7877 or a gray BMW four-door sedan with the temporary Texas license plate 20089Z9. Additional vehicles he could be driving include a white Volkswagen Tiguan, or a white GMC Yukon with the Texas license plate JRV2702.

Anyone who sees Katelyn or Eric Ramirez is asked to call 911 immediately. 

Law enforcement officials believe Katelyn may be in grave or immediate danger.  

UPDATE (9-13-18): Katelyn was found this afternoon! She's safely in the custody of CPS. Eric Ramirez was arrested. We...

Posted by Travis County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday, September 12, 2018

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