An Amber Alert issued Saturday for a missing 14-year-old girl from Fairview has been discontinued after the child, along with a second missing teenager, were found Monday in Balch Springs.
Fairview police said the juvenile, whose name and photo have been removed from this story, was reported missing Saturday. Police said the circumstances surrounding her disappearance led family and police to believe she was in grave danger and an Amber Alert was issued.
Police said Monday afternoon that the girl was spotted in Balch Springs by an alert citizen at about 1:30 p.m. and that police then located her along with a missing 13-year-old runaway from Seagoville.
Officials said the investigators looking into the girl's disappearance learned there were three other juvenile female runaways ranging from 13 to 17 years of age that were also connected to the girl's disappearance.
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Fairview police said an investigation into who picked the girl up at her home, and her activities since she was reported missing, is ongoing.
Fairview police shared special Thanks to the FBI, Texas Department of Public Safety, the Seagoville, Mesquite, Dallas and Balch Springs Police Departments along with the Collin County Sherriff’s Office and local and national media partners for assisting them in locating the juvenile and ensuring her safe return to her family.
Texas Statewide Alert Programs
There are seven kinds of alerts that can be issued for people in Texas. They are listed below with links to a page with more information.