Amber Alert canceled for 12-year-old Virginia girl, grandmother as search continues

- Virginia State Police canceled an Amber Alert on Sunday that had been issued for a 12-year-old girl abducted with her grandmother in Harrisonburg, Virginia.

Virginia State Police were searching for 12-year-old Angie Carolina Rodriguez Rubio and her grandmother, 48-year-old Elizabeth Rodriguez Rubio. Authorities say they were believed to have been abducted by Hareton Jaime Rodriguez-Sariol, who is currently in custody after being apprehended Tuesday night near Scranton in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania.

According to the Amber Alert, the missing child and grandmother were last seen with Rodriguez-Sariol near the 2800 block of South Main Street at around 1:30 p.m. on Sunday in Harrisonburg.

Before Rodriguez-Sariol was taken into custody, authorities said they were believed to have been traveling north in a white 2000 Volvo Tractor Trailer with Virginia tag 21739PZ.

The girl’s grandmother is described as a Hispanic female with black hair and brown eyes. She is 5-feet-4-inches tall and weighs 140 pounds. She was last seen wearing a black skirt and burgundy blouse.

According to the Amber Alert, Rodriguez-Sariol has a history of infatuation with the grandmother.

Officials said the search for the girl and her grandmother continues, but in accordance with the Amber Alert policy, the alert must be canceled after a period of time.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Harrisonburg Police Department at 1-540-574-5050 or Virginia State Police at 1-800-822-4453.

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