Police say Ana Medina has been discovered protected, suspect in custody.

BRYAN, Texas (KBTX) – Bryan police tell KBTX that a missing child has been found safe in Jim Hogg County near Laredo in south Texas.

Her stepfather, Pedro Aranda Jimenez, 36, is now in custody.

🔴DPS has released a photo of the suspect connected to the Amber Alert from Bryan. A source close to the case tells me this is the girl’s stepfather. They were last seen at a hospital in College Station. May be headed to Mexico.

— Rusty Surette (@KBTXRusty) August 17, 2022

The Amber Alert Network Brazos Valley says Medina and Jimenez were in a 2005 Dodge Durango and possibly headed to Mexico.

Ana was last seen around 7:00 pm Tuesday, August 16th at a hospital in College Station.

Bryan police have declined to release more details about the case citing an ongoing investigation.

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