13-year-old girl from Comal County found after AMBER Alert, authorities say

Carleigh O’Dell was reported missing late Wednesday night

COMAL COUNTY, TexasUPDATE: An AMBER Alert for a missing 13-year-old old girl from Comal County was discontinued early Thursday morning.

The Comal County Sheriff’s Office said they were searching for Carleigh O’Dell. She has since been found. No other information was provided.

The sheriff’s department previously said they had been looking for a 21-year-old in connection with the abduction. It is unclear if any arrests have been made, or if any charges are now pending.


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An AMBER Alert has been issued for a missing child who police believe is in “grave or immediate danger.”

The Comal County Sheriff’s Office said they are searching for 13-year-old Carleigh O’Dell.

O’Dell is 5 foot 4 inches tall and is 139 pounds, with blonde hair and green eyes. She was last seen at 8:53 p.m. on Jan. 3 in the 1400 block of Ridge Creek Lane, in Bulverde, Texas.

Police said O’Dell was wearing a gray sweatshirt with “Lonestar Ranch” lettering on the front, multi-colored shorts and black athletic shoes.

Authorities are also looking for a 21-year-old man with facial hair and a receding hairline in connection with the abduction.

The man is said to be driving an unknown make and model blue truck. The license plate is not known.

Anyone with information about the abduction is asked to contact the Comal County Sheriff’s Office at 830-620-3400.

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