MAGNOLIA, Texas (KXAN/CNN) — A missing girl who had been abducted by her father’s friend near Houston has been found unharmed in the Rio Grande Valley.
The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office reported that 14-year-old Elizabeth Rex was last seen in the Houston suburb of Magnolia on Monday.
Authorities issued an Amber Alert for the 14-year-old girl who was diagnosed with autism, Down Syndrome and other health conditions.
Investigators believe Rex was taken by 51-year-old Randy Johnson, a man who worked with the child’s father.
Johnson’s last known address was reported to be in Harlingen.
Investigators told Action 4 News that both Rex and Johnson were found at a trailer park in Harlingen.
Rex appeared to be unharmed but was taken to a local hospital for evaluation while Johnson was arrested on kidnapping charges.
Family members said Rex is 14 years old but has the mind of a 5 to 6-year-old child.
Height: 5 feet 1 inches
Weight: 113 pounds
Description: The child was last seen wearing black pants, gray tank top, red jacket, and gray tennis shoes.
Height: 5 feet 6 inches
Weight: 135 pound