SACRAMENTO (CBS SF) – The California Highway Patrol activated a statewide Amber Alert on Thursday after the suspected abduction of a 14-year-old girl in Washington State.
The suspect and girl may be traveling through the Bay Area on their way to Mexico.
14-year-old Elizabeth Romero was abducted Wednesday afternoon from the city of Kennewick, about 220 miles southeast of Seattle.
Authorities describe the teen as a Hispanic girl, 5 feet 3 inches tall, weighing approximately 130 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a white talk top, dark pants, a backpack and a pink purse.
Eduardo Flores-Rosalas is suspected in Romero’s disappearance. Police said he is a 19-year-old Hispanic man, standing 5 feet 9 inches tall, weighing 200 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes.
The suspect was last seen driving a 2000’s green Ford Escape SUV, with a temporary Washington State registration.
If you see someone matching the description of either Romero or Flores-Rosalas please contact Kennewick, Washington Police at (509) 628-0333.
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