Update: Amber Alert canceled after 2 found in Des Moines

Authorities say a 13 year-old-boy has abducted a 12-year-old girl.

Posted: Nov 20, 2017 1:41 PM
Updated: Nov 20, 2017 2:51 PM

Update: The Amber Alert issued earlier Monday has been canceled. According to KCCI, a CBS affiliate in Des Moines, the two were found in a vehicle on Interstate-235 in Des Moines.

DES MOINES, Iowa – The State of Iowa has issued an Amber Alert for two children reported missing from the Denison area.

The Alert says it is believed that 13-year-old Rodolfo Penaflor Jr has abducted 12-year-old Beyonce Carrasco. Authorities also say they think the two are in a 2015 White Nissan Sentra with license plate number EYB 982.

Penaflor Jr. is described as a white male, 5’4’’ and 110 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. Carrasco is described as a white female, 5’2’’ and 85 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a dark gray shirt and gray shorts.

Anyone with information about these two is asked to contact the Dennison Police Department at 712-263-3195.

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