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Corpus Christi police locate three missing children

Police say the three children are safe and are in the process of being reunited with their Mother.

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Saturday October 10, 2-year-old male, 2-year-old female and 4-year-old female were reported missing at 6:05 p.m. 

According to police the children were last seen with a 19-year-old female at 5:00 p.m. leaving the Walmart on Staples and Carmel Parkway on foot.

Police were told that an acquaintance of the Mother left the location with 3 of her children, without the Mother’s consent.

At 9:15 p.m., a CCPD patrol officer spotted the female and three children walking near SPID and Ennis Joslin. The female and three children were contacted and properly identified.

According to police the female and children were transported to the main station, where the children were reunited with their mother.

After being interviewed by Detectives, 19-year-old Helen Alvarez was arrested and charged with Kidnapping. Alvarez was transported to the City Detention Center for processing.

Credit: CCPD