Texas teen named in Amber Alert found, stepfather arrested

Police say Irene Alejandra Nunez could be with Kevin Mauricio Caceres, 37. The suspect was last seen driving a 2013 white Buick Enclave with license plate MLM7190.
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PEARLAND, Texas (KWTX) A 15-year-old Pearland girl named in a statewide Amber Alert was found Monday afternoon and her stepfather was taken into custody.

Police say Irene Alejandra Nunez and her stepfather, Kevin Caceres, were found at around 1:45 p.m. Monday in Beaumont.

Caceres is facing a kidnapping charge, authorities said.

The Amber Alert was issued after the girl disappeared late Sunday afternoon.

Authorities believed that Caceres, 37, took her from her home, according to the alert.