Dallas Police Locate Missing 4-Year-Old Girl

Yareli Nava
Yareli Nava

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

DALLAS - The Dallas Police Department has located 4-year-old Yareli Nava, who went missing after her mother was stabbed.  Nava was found safe late Wednesday evening.

Nava was abducted after her mother was stabbed in the parking lot of an apartment complex around 2:30 Wednesday afternoon.

According to Dallas Police, Nava's 30-year-old mother was placing Yareli inside her vehicle when she spotted 26-year-old Cipriano Tinoco hiding in the backseat.

A verbal fight ensued leading to Nava's mother being stabbed by Tinoco.

Tinoco then jumped in the vehicle and kidnapped Yareli, which lead to the issue of an Amber Alert across the State of Texas.