Search discontinued for missing teen in Waco, police say

Alejandra Castro, 16, has been found, according to officials

The Waco Police Department has issued a Child Abduction Alert for Alejandra Castro, 16 (KSAT)

WACO, TexasUpdate:

The search for Alejandra Castro, 16, has been discontinued after she was found Sunday afternoon, according to Waco police.

Authorities discontinued their search around 12:20 p.m., Sunday.

Further details are limited at this time.


The Waco Police Department is asking for the public’s help in finding a missing teen.

Police issued a Child Abduction Alert for Alejandra Castro, 16, who was last seen at 1:25 a.m., Sunday, on S 20th Street and Connor Avenue in Waco.

She’s described as being five foot, five inches tall with black hair, brown eyes and was last seen wearing a white crop top, an Ariat jacket with a Mexico flag on the back and blue jeans.

Authorities believe Castro is in grave or immediate danger.

Anyone with more information on her whereabouts is urged to contact police at 254-750-7500.

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About the Author:

Cody King is a digital journalist for KSAT 12. She previously worked for WICS/WRSP 20 in Springfield, Illinois.