Missing Tyler girl found in Mexico

Posted By Molly Reuter bio - email

TYLER, TX (KLTV) - Late Friday night, Tyler Police confirmed Iridian Julissa Rodriguez, the 11 year-old girl missing from her home since last Saturday, is in Mexico.

Officer Don Martin tells KLTV 7 Rodriguez phoned her mother from Mexico.  Martin says they believe 23 year-old Enrique Vasquez is there too.  Earlier this week, a kidnapping arrest warrant was issued for Vasquez.

Tuesdat, the car Vasquez was driving was recovered after a hit and run accident in Irving.  A man matching his description was reportedly seen fleeing the scene on foot.

Right now, police say Julissa has been reuniting with a family member in Mexico.