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Missing girl re-unites with mother after 14yrs

Missing girl re-unites with mother after 14yrs

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Fourteen years after she was allegedly abducted by her father, a Florida girl has been reunited with her mother at the US-Mexico border, police say.

The 2007 disappearance of six-year-old Jacqueline Hernandez was a cold case until this month, when she reportedly contacted her mother on Facebook, reports BBC.  Hernandez, now 19, told Angelica Vences-Salgado that she was in Mexico. They reunited on Monday in Texas.

Investigators who intercepted the pair have verified Hernandez’s identity.

The reunification effort drew on the resources of multiple law enforcement agencies at the state and federal levels.

Hernandez - a native of Clermont, Florida - was allegedly kidnapped from her home by her father Pablo Hernandez on 22 December 2007.

A felony warrant was issued at the time, as authorities expected that the pair may travel to Mexico. The current whereabouts of Hernandez remain unclear.