McAllen police: Missing 13-year-old girl found, reunited with family

2 years 4 months 1 week ago Thursday, May 14 2020 May 14, 2020 May 14, 2020 3:48 PM May 14, 2020 in News - Local
Laura Jocelyn Puente (Photos courtesy of the McAllen Police Department)

UPDATE(5/15): Laura Jocelyn Puente was found and reunited with her family, according to a release sent by the McAllen Police Department.


McAllen police are searching for a 13-year-old who was last seen earlier this week.

Police say Laura Jocelyn Puente was reported to have voluntarily left her residence on the 500 block of East Jasmine Avenue at 8:56 p.m. Tuesday, May 12. Officials are concerned for her well-being.

Puente is described as being 5 feet, 1 inch tall, weighs approximately 110 pounds, has black hair and brown eyes. It's reported she was last seen wearing a gray t-shirt and blue jeans, black Nike Air Force 1 shoes with brown soles and carried a small brown synthetic leather backpack.

Anyone who has information of the teenager’s whereabouts is asked to contact McAllen Crime Stoppers at 956-687-8477.

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