Amber Alert issued for 14-year-old Kennewick girl

Amber Alert issued for 14-year-old Kennewick girl
Edwardo Flores Rosales (left) and Elizabeth Romero
KENNEWICK, Wash. - An Amber Alert has been issued for a 14-year-old Kennewick girl who police believe was kidnapped by a man who may be taking her to Mexico.

Elizabeth Romero, 14, was last seen getting into an early 2000s green Ford Escape at 1800 West 7th Ave. in Kennewick. The family believes the suspect is en route Mexico with the victim.

Her family believes she may be with Edwardo Flores Rosales, 19.

Romero is described as a Hispanic girl, standing 5-feet-3-inches, weighing 130 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a white top and dark pants carrying a backpack and pink purse.

Rosales is described as a 19-year-old Hispanic man, 5-feet-9-inches in height, weighing 225 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes.

The dark green Ford Escape was equipped with a temporary plate.

At the request of the Kennewick Police Department, Oregon also activated its own Amber Alert in the effort to find Romero. The Oregon alert was canceled on Friday.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Kennewick police at 509-585-4208, or call 911.