(AUSTIN, Texas) — A Texas girl who has been missing for 12 years is back in the United States Wednesday after authorities located her in Mexico, authorities said.
The Austin Police Department confirmed to ABC News that Sabrina Allen had been located, however declined to release further information.
A news conference, which includes local police and the FBI, is scheduled for Wednesday afternoon to discuss “a significant arrest,” authorities said.
Philip Klein, a private investigator who has worked on the case, told ABC News that Allen, who was 4 years old when she went missing, was located in a small town southeast of Mexico City.
The mission was carried out by Mexican federal authorities, the U.S. Marshals and FBI, according to Klein, who said that one of the Mexican agents sustained a minor injury in the operations.
The missing girl, who is now a teenager, was taken into custody with her mother, Dara Llorens, and flown back to Houston late Tuesday, Klein said.
He said Llorens was booked into Travis County Jail, while Allen is currently undergoing a medical evaluation at an undisclosed location.
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