UPDATE: This story was updated at 2:45 p.m. when the teen was located by Raymondville police.
RAYMONDVILLE, Texas (ValleyCentral) — After a three-day search, a 15-year-old Houston girl reported as a runaway was located Tuesday afternoon in Alton.
The 15-year-old was reported missing Sunday in Raymondville by her mother after allegedly disappearing from a sweet 16 celebration with another teenager in Raymondville.
Crime Victims Officer Jason Garcia with Raymondville PD told ValleyCentral the teen and her mother are Houston residents and were in the Rio Grande Valley to visit family.
According to police, the teen’s mother reported her missing child and flew back to Houston.
At the time of her disappearance, she was last seen at a sweet 16 celebration in Raymondville with a 16-year-old male. Raymondville police spoke with the boy’s stepfather, who revealed the two teens were likely in the Combes area, possibly with a third teen.