Child, 10, reported missing was in care of his mother; Amber Alert discontinued

Missing child Angel Jesus Jimenez de la Cruz (Photo provided by Rio Hondo ISD PD)

UPDATE at 10:30 a.m.: Authorities with the Rio Hondo ISD now say Jimenez de la Cruz is in the care of his mother. The district said the confusion started when a strange woman picked the child up at school. They now say the stranger was his mother. The Amber Alert has been discontinued. See previous story below...

Authorities in Rio Hondo, northeast of Harlingen in the Rio Grande Valley, are searching for a 10-year-old boy believed to be in grave danger.

Angel Jesus Jimenez de la Cruz was abducted sometime yesterday. He is 10-years-old, about 4'7" tall and weighs about 100 pounds. He was last seen wearing a red shirt over blue jeans.

Investigators say he was kidnapped by a woman in a silver or gray 4-door Ford. No other details were released about the suspect.

If you think you've spotted Angel or have information about this kidnapping, call 911, of the Rio Hondo Independent School District police department at 956-238-0006.

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