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Missing Grimes County Girl

By: KBTX Staff
By: KBTX Staff

Grimes County authorities are looking for a 4 year old girl and the man they believe abducted her.

Officials say Mayra Ruiz was staying with her grandmother in Bedias.

On Wednesday, the grandmother left Mayra with her common law husband, 40-year-old Leonel Garcia, Jr.

When she returned home that night, the two were gone.

Authorities say several items were taken from the home including a .22 caliber rifle.

They believe Garcia was planning to sell the items for drug money.

The suspect is described as 5'11, weighing 180 pounds.

Officials believe he's driving a 1979 white Chevy pickup truck with a brown door and Texas Plates 73L-TM4.

Authorities believe the suspect could be in the Madisonville or Huntsville area.

If you have any information, call the sheriff's department at 936-873-2151.


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