Editor’s Note: This story has been updated to reflect the teen and her baby were last seen in south Austin
AUSTIN (KXAN) — The Austin Police Department is seeking the public’s help to find a missing infant, along with the infant’s 15-year-old mother, who was last seen in Austin Thursday, APD said in a news release.
The teen, Alexis Garza, was last seen with her two-week-old infant son at approximately 10 p.m. Thursday near the 2600 block of South Interstate 35 in south Austin, police said.
It was not immediately clear where Alexis and the baby went, but police said she is from San Antonio.
Alexis is described as a Hispanic female with shoulder-length brown hair with red ends. She was last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and black sweatpants, according to police. Alexis was also seen with a baby stroller.
Police said Alexis and her baby ran away from a state facility.
Anyone with any information or tips on Alexis and the baby’s whereabouts was asked to contact APD’s Human Trafficking Unit hotline at 512-974-4786.