Amber Alert cancelled, girl & boy found in Des Moines

(Photo from WHO-TV)

(Des Moines, Iowa)   An Amber Alert for a missing 12-year-old girl has been cancelled, after she and her alleged abductor were found safe in a traffic stop on I-235 on the east side of Des Moines.

Beyonce Carrasco was reported missing around 3:00am from her home in Denison.  Police believed she was with 13-year-old Rodolfo Penaflor, Jr. traveling in a 2016 Nissan Sentra.

The suspect vehicle was spotted on I-235 around 2 p.m. in Des Moines.   The vehicle was stopped near the Euclid exit.  The Iowa DOT reports both Carrasco and Penaflor were found safe inside the vehicle.

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