FBI searching for missing Texas 14-year-old

Posted at 6:00 PM, Jul 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-16 19:00:28-04

RIO BRAVO, TX — The FBI is asking for the public's help in locating a missing Texas teen.

The bureau says 14-year-old Veronia Montiel was last seen in Rio Bravo, Texas, near her home.

The teen has medical issues requiring medications but does not have the needed medications with her.

The FBI says her whereabouts are unknown at this time, but it is believed she may be in Mexico.

Montiel left her home without any clothes, money or items to indicate she planned on leaving for a trip. She only took a cellphone, charger and stuffed animal with her.

The teen is described as approximately 5 feet 3 inches, 115 pounds with black hair and dark brown eyes.

Her family is extremely concerned for her safety.

The public is urged to call FBI San Antonio Division at 210-225-6741 with any information. Tips can also be submitted online at https://tips.fbi.gov. Individuals who provide information may remain anonymous.