Fuentes and Manrique

Carrollton Police

Missing Carrollton Teen Found, 24-Year-Old Man Arrested

June 06, 2018 - 7:08 am
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CARROLLTON (1080 KRLD) - A North Texas teenager missing since Monday is now safe, after being located on a bus headed for Mexico with a 24-year-old man.

According to police, 15-year-old Brigette Fuentes was last seen walking away from RL Turner High School on Monday. When she didn't return home her family called police.

Officials quickly figured out she was on a bus heading to Mexico with a 24-year-old man.

Police in San Antonio spotted the bus and pulled it over. 

Brigette and the man, Luis Manrique, were both apprehended. 

She was held for her parents while the Manrique was held by police. He will be transported back to North Texas to face charges for a criminal offense against Fuentes.