Texas Amber Alert: Sophia Casso abducted from Corpus Christi

PUBLISHED Fri, June 23, 2017 - 11:09pm EDT

UPDATE: This amber alert has been canceled. Sophia has been found safe.

A Texas Amber Alert has been issued for 11-year-old Sophia Casso after she was allegedly abducted from Corpus Christi by two men, local authorities say. Anyone with information is urged to call 911 immediately. (more)

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The incident happened earlier on Friday when Sophia was allegedly taken in a vehicle from the Corpus Christi area, but specific details about the circumstances of her disappearance were not immediately disclosed.

Sophia is believed to have been taken in a newer model Black Ford F-150 with chrome side steps. One suspect is described as a white male with black hair and brown eyes, standing 5 feet 11 to 6 feet 4 tall and weighing roughly 220 to 250 pounds. The suspect was last seen wearing a black shirt.

A second suspect, also a white male, may also be involved.

Sophi is described as an 11-year-old female with brown hair with blonde tips, standing 5 feet 4 inches tall and weighing 122 pounds. She was last seen wearing a gray tank top, blue jean jacket and blue jeans. Police have not said whether she knows the suspects.

"Law enforcement officials believe this child to be in grave or immediate danger," the amber alert said.

Anyone who sees Sophia, the suspect, or the suspect vehicle is urged to call 911 immediately, or call the Corpus Christi Police Department at 361-886-2802 if you have any other information that could help investigators.

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  Corpus Christi, TX     





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