Missing teen from Austin found, man wanted in her abduction arrested, police say

AMBER Alert for Hillary Salcedo has been discontinued

Hillary Salcedo (Left) , 14, has been found and her alleged abductor, 28-year-old Hector Avila (Right), is in custody, according to Austin police. (KSAT)

AUSTIN, TexasUpdate:

Hillary Salcedo, 14, has been found and her alleged abductor, 28-year-old Hector Avila is in custody, according to Austin police.

Officials shared the update Friday afternoon and said they were found around 10 a.m. on Rolling Hills Drive in Buda.

Details are limited at this time, though police said the pair was found by the U.S. Marshals Lone Star Fugitive Task Force, and Avila was taken into custody on an outstanding warrant.

We’ll bring more updates as they become available.

Original:

An AMBER Alert was issued Thursday night for a 14-year-old girl from Austin who police said was abducted by a 28-year-old man.

The Austin Police Department is searching for Hillary Salcedo, who law enforcement officials believe to be in grave or immediate danger.

Hillary is 5 feet 4 inches tall and weighs 105 pounds. She has red hair, black eyes, and was last seen wearing a blue jean jacket and red shirt.

Police are looking for Hector Avila in connection with her abduction, a news release said.

Avila is 4 feet 9 inches tall and weighs 130 pounds. He has brown hair, brown eyes and has multiple tattoos on his shoulder. He was last heard from in Austin, officials said.

Anyone with information regarding this abduction, call the Austin Police Department at 512-974-6880.

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