12-Year-Old Virginia Girl, Grandmother Still Missing; Alleged Abductor Caught

The search continues for a 12-year-old Virginia girl and her grandmother after the man suspected in their abduction was found in Pennsylvania.

Police issued an Amber Alert on Tuesday for 12-year-old Angie Caroline Rodriguez Rubio and a critically missing adult alert for her grandmother, Elizabeth Rodriguez Rubio, 48. Both are residents of Harrisonburg.

The man believed to have abducted them, Hareton Jaime Rodriguez-Sariol, was apprehended later in the day in Pennsylvania. Police say they also found a vehicle.

Rodriguez-Sariol has "a known history of infatuation" with the grandmother, according to police.

The girl and her grandmother were last seen about 1:30 p.m. Sunday in the 2800 block of South Main Street in Harrisonburg with Rodriguez-Sariol.

All three were believed to be traveling in his vehicle, which was involved in a vehicle fire on Interstate 66 in Warren County. Rodriguez-Sariol was seen at the two-mile marker on I-66 where the fire happened before police apprehended him.

Police had said they believed Rodriguez-Sariol was traveling north toward New York in white 2000 Volvo tractor trailer owned by AMG Express L.L.C., with Virginia license plate number 21739PZ.

Angie Caroline Rodriguez Rubio is 5 feet, 1 inch tall and weighs 112 pounds, police said. She has long, curly brown hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a black blouse with flowers, black leggings-style pants and white sandals.

Elizabeth Rodriguez Rubio is 5 feet, 4 inches tall and weighs about 140 pounds. She has black hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a burgundy blouse and a black skirt.

Anyone with information is asked to call 911, the Harrisonburg Police Department at 540-574-5050 or Virginia State Police at 800-822-4453. Police initially sent out a different phone number for the Harrisonburg Police Department.

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