AMBER Alert discontinued for 12-year-old girl in Franklin

Addison Alvarez was safely located Saturday, officials said.

The Texas Department of Public Safety issued an AMBER Alert for 12-year-old Addison Alvarez (left) who was last seen at 11 p.m. Friday, March 11, 2022, in the 500 block of North Main St. in Franklin. Police are looking for Melissa Renee Salazar in connection with her abduction. (KSAT)

FRANKLINUpdate: The AMBER Alert issued for Addison Alvarez, 12, has been discontinued.

Officials on Saturday said she was safely located and is in custody of law enforcement.

Further details are limited at this time.

Original Story:

Police in Franklin, Texas, are searching for a 12-year-old girl who was allegedly abducted by a 35-year-old woman.

The Texas Department of Public Safety issued an AMBER Alert for the girl, Addison Alvarez, who was last seen at 11 p.m. Friday in the 500 block of North Main St. in Franklin. Franklin is located in Robertson County, which is about an hour southeast of Waco.

Alvarez has blue eyes, blond hair, weighs 110 pounds, and is 5 feet, 3 inches tall. She was last seen wearing a gray hoodie, red pajama pants and white Nike Air Ones with a pink check, according to the alert.

Police are looking for Melissa Renee Salazar in connection with her abduction.

She has brown eyes, brown hair, weighs 100 pounds, and is 5 feet, 3 inches tall.

It is unclear how, or if, the victim and suspect are related.

Law enforcement officials believe Alvarez is in grave or immediate danger.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Franklin police at 979-828-3444.


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