Yazmin Linares Medina, a 10-year-old child, is missing and an Amber Alert has been issued, WATE is reporting. Arleth Yazmin Linares Medina was last seen leaving her home at around 8:20 p.m. in Cleveland, Tennessee. Her mother said she was headed to the local soccer field to find her house keys. Cleveland Police and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation want the public to help find her. Update: Yazmin Linares Medina has been found safe.
Residents received the Amber Alert about Yazmin Linares Medin at around 1:40 a.m., leaving them concerned the notification was sent out hours after the girl vanished.
Yazmin Linares Medina was last seen walking along Baugh Street, near Parker Street and 20th Street NE. Her mother, Rosa Medina, told investigators that her daughter went to the Ocoee Middle School Soccer Field to retrieve her keys.
Rosa Medina said hours before Yazmin Linares Medina and her sister were at the park for a walk. When they all returned home at around 8 p.m., Arleth Medina suddenly remembered she had forgotten the keys to her house. That was the last time her mother saw her.
Yazmin Linares Medina is described as Hispanic. She stands 5’2″ tall and weighs around 100 pounds. She has brown hair and brown eyes.
As news of Arleth Yazmin Linares Medina’s disappearance spread online last night, concerned parents and neighbors prayed she’d find her way home before day break.
Former student teacher, Matthew Henson, said he taught Yazmin Linares Medina’s 5th-grade class and asks everyone to pray she is found. He posted the following on his Facebook page.
“This little girl was in the 5th grade class I student taught. Please pray for her to be found safely.”
Local residents say they are prepared to organize a search party to look for Arleth Yazmin Linares Medina.
— AMBER Alert (@AMBERAlert) July 28, 2017
If anyone has any information about Yazmin Linares Medina, please contact the Cleveland Police Department at 1-423-476-7511 or 1-800-TBI-Find.
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