Missing Teen Noemi Velazquez Found in Lubbock, Suspect in Custody
A girl from East Texas that had gone missing has been found.
A statewide Amber Alert has been cancelled for 15-year-old Nomei Velazquez, who went missing from Nacogdoches County on Monday.
Texas DPS pinged the location of her cell phone to 19th Street and University Avenue at around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, bringing the search to the Lubbock area.
Lubbock Police Sergeant Jason Lewis confirmed that Velazquez has been located and a suspect is in the custody of Lubbock Police.
Police were also searching for Juan Fabian Arenas Delacruz as a suspect, and treated the investigation as a kidnapping.
Velazquez was found unharmed.
Lubbock Police, Texas DPS, the Texas Tech Police Department, authorities from Nacogdoches, and the FBI contributed to the investigation.