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AMBER Alert discontinued for 13-year-old San Antonio girl as the search continues

This AMBER Alert for Joanna Luna was discontinued Tuesday although police said they are still looking for her.

SAN ANTONIO — This AMBER Alert was discontinued Tuesday. Police say the search for Joanna Luna is continuing and she has not yet been found. Police say they will still follow any leads provided. Anyone with any information on Joanna Luna's whereabouts to call the SAPD missing persons unit at 210-207-7660. 

Please see previous story below:


An AMBER Alert was issued Sunday night for a 13-year-old San Antonio girl who authorities say was abducted in a U-Haul truck. Tuesday afternoon, police said they were still looking for the 13-year-old, but were no longer looking for the U-Haul.  

Authorities suspect that Joanna Luna was taken by Richard "Xavier" Rodriguez, 17. The truck has an Arizona license plate: AE4438. SAPD provided an update on Monday night, confirming that the U-Haul was found and returned.

According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, Luna was last seen on August 20 at 2:51 a.m. in the 11700 block of Spring Dale Drive on the northwest side.

KENS 5 reached out to the San Antonio Police Department for more information. They replied on Monday afternoon with the following statement:

“This is an active investigation involving a missing minor.  There have been developments in the case that made this rise to the level that DPS allowed for the Amber Alert issuance.”

Luna was last seen wearing a dark gray T-shirt, black and pink Nike shorts, and pink and purple slides. Anyone with information is asked to call 911.


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