Amber Alert discontinued after 15-year-old girl found

HOUSTONUpdate 9/2/19, 3 p.m.: An Amber Alert for 15-year-old Irene Nunez has been discontinued after she was found with her step-father in Beaumont, Texas, WFAA reported.


An Amber Alert was issued for a 15-year-old girl who police say was abducted in Pearland.

Police are searching for Irene Alejandra Nunez, from Honduras, and her 37-year-old step-father Kevin Mauricio Caceres, from Honduras. 

Nunez was last seen wearing a black hair wrap, a blue shirt, blue shorts and black sandals. She is about 5 feet 3 inches tall, weighs around 165 pounds and has black hair and brown eyes.

Caceres is 5 feet 10 inches tall and has brown hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a blue shirt and blue jeans.

He is believed to be driving a white 2013 Buick Enclave with Texas license plate MLM7190.

One neighbor said he is surprised at the incident. 

"It's just amazing that it happened next door," said Gordon Johnson. "I am hoping that they find the girl. Hopefully, she is okay."

Authorities said Nunez could be in grave or immediate danger. Anyone with information is asked to call 281-997-4186.  



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