Mother Pleads for Daughter's Return

By Camaron Abundes   
NewsWest 9

PECOS- A Hobbs mother pleaded for her daughter's return on Wednesday as investigators in Reeves County continued a search for any sign of a missing 14-year-old girl.

According to the Reeves County Sheriff's Office, Angelica Tavarez disappeared in the early morning hours on Sunday November 23rd. Deputies say the girl was last seen in Hobbs but is traveling with Eduardo Luis Rodriguez, 17. Rodriguez, who is from Pecos, is believed to be the girl's boyfriend.

Family members say they want the young girl to return home for the holidays. Authorities believe the couple may be headed to Ojinaga, Mexico.

"We love you, Angelica. We want you home," said Michelle Tavarez, the teens mother.