The State of California issued the Amber Alert on Saturday (08-01) after the girl was abducted late Friday (07-31) in Whittier. The suspect is considered to be armed and dangerous.
Cynthia Irene Hernandez a 13 year old Hispanic female, 5 feet 11 inches tall, weighing 240 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a seen wearing a pink shirt, blue jean skirt, white tennis shoes, and brown prescription glasses.
The suspect is Juan Cuella Hernandez, a 45 year old Hispanic male, 5 feet 8 inches tall, weighing 245 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing seen wearing gray slacks and a long sleeve dress shirt.
The suspect vehicle is a black Chevrolet Silverado with a California license plate number 8N84118.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Whittier Police Department at 562-945-8249 or dial 911.
A day after she disappeared from outside her Whittier home, prompting a massive search, a 13-year-old girl was found unharmed Saturday night in the company of an uncle who allegedly had abducted her, police said.
Officers found Cynthia Irene Hernandez in the San Dimas area about 9:30 p.m. and took the uncle, Juan Cuella Hernandez, into custody, said Whittier Police Lt. Bill Webster. “She’s fine,” he said.
Police said Hernandez, 45, of Whittier, will face charges of child abduction and probation violations, for which he had outstanding warrants.