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Amber Alert Issued for Fresno Girl, 8

The Fresno Bee via YellowBrix

October 05, 2010

FRESNO – Fresno police have issued an Amber Alert for an 8-year-old Fresno girl, Elisa Cardenas, who they believe has been kidnapped. They will be holding a news conference shortly.

A call came in at 8:28 p.m. concerning an incident on the 2700 block of East Almond in central Fresno.

The girl was with a group of six other girls at the time of the abduction. She was last seen wearing blue jeans and a light purple Winnie the Pooh sweat shirt.

Police are looking for a white or light-skinned Hispanic male with a shaved head. He is in his 20s, 6 feet tall, thin and wearing a white tank top with blue jeans. Police say he was driving an older model Ford standard two-door pickup, reddish-brown in color with a 6-inch white stripe.

The Fresno Police Department is working with a sex offenders unit in an attempt to determine the kidnapper’s identity.

Anyone seeing the vehicle or the suspect should call 911. All other emergencies should go to 621-2239.

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