Amber Alert discontinued as police find Bellmead girl safe - KXXV Central Texas News Now

Amber Alert discontinued as police find Bellmead girl safe

Katelynn Marie Maldanado (Source: Texas Department of Public Safety) Katelynn Marie Maldanado (Source: Texas Department of Public Safety)
Brittanu Ann Bolin (Source: Texas Department of Public Safety) Brittanu Ann Bolin (Source: Texas Department of Public Safety)
BELLMEAD, TX (KXXV) -

The Amber Alert for missing Bellmead 11-year-old has been canceled as police found Katelynn Marie Maldonado.

Police said Maldonado was found in her neighborhood shortly after the Amber Alert was issued. She is now safe with her family.

Maldonado went missing around 1:30 a.m. and was last seen wearing a maroon hoodie with "Teenage Dirtbags" written in white lettering on the front.

Police said they were looking for 16-year-old Brittani Ann Bolin in connection with her abduction. Police said it was reported Bolin had stolen her grandmother's KIA and picked up Maldonado overnight.

Bellmead police found the KIA with the 16-year-old and 11-year-old around 7:30 a.m. near Maldonado's home. 

Bolin was taken to a juvenile justice center for unauthorized use of a vehicle.

Bellmead police are still investigating the incident.

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