MONDAY 3/22/22 5:16 p.m.
SALT LAKE COUNTY, Utah (ABC4) – Police have located a Utah teenage girl who was abducted from Magna.
Unified Police Department (UPD) said the 14-year-old girl has been found in Texas.
Police say the suspect, 20-year-old David Lopez, is also in custody at this time.
The conditions surrounding their discovery are not immediately known.
“UPD will be sending detectives to Texas to continue the investigation,” officials say. “Further information will be provided upon their return.”
ABC4 will update this story as more information becomes available.
ORIGINAL STORY: AMBER ALERT: Police search for abducted Utah teenage girl
MONDAY 3/22/22 7:09 a.m.
SALT LAKE COUNTY, Utah (ABC4) – Have you seen her?
Police are searching for a 14-year-old missing girl last seen in the Salt Lake County area.
An AMBER Alert has been issued on Tuesday for the missing girl. Authorities believe she was abducted from the Magna area.
The Unified Police Department of Greater Salt Lake (UPD) originally labeled the girl as a runaway juvenile, but have now reclassified the situation as a child abduction.
She is described as 4’7″ tall and weighing 90 pounds. She was last seen wearing denim pants, a denim jacket, white Nike sneakers, a black shirt and carrying a large white bag.
She was spotted getting into a vehicle with a 20-year-old suspect, David Lopez. Police say the suspect also goes by the name Amilsar Vasquez.
UPD says Lopez drives a black Nissan Altima sedan.
Authorities believe the two may be heading to Texas or Mexico.
If you have seen these two people or know of their whereabouts, please call 911 or UPD at (801) 840-4000.