Missing Southeast Texas Boy Found Following Amber Alert

A five-year-old from Pasadena who had gone missing has been found.

Alexander Jose Zapata had not been seen since his mother dropped him off with a babysitter, Jesus Arredondo, on Saturday.

According to authorities, Zapata was found safe Sunday just a few hours after an Amber Alert was issued. Arredondo is being questioned in the child's disappearance.

No details have been released about where the child was located or why he went missing.


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