AMBER ALERT DISCONTINUED: 13-year-old girl missing out of DeWitt Co.

AMBER ALERT DISCONTINUED: 13-year-old girl missing out of DeWitt Co.

POSTED: Friday, June 20, 2014 - 11:33am

UPDATED: Friday, June 20, 2014 - 12:56pm

UPDATE: The Amber Alert for 13-year-old Phoebe Nichole Hughes has been discontinued as of 11:30 a.m. MST according to DPS. We will bring you more information if it becomes available.


The Texas Department of Public Safety has issued an Amber Alert for a missing 13-year-old girl from Cuero, Texas located in DeWitt County. Cuero is located approximately 91 miles southeast of San Antonio,TX.

Phoebe Nichole Hughes, 13, was last seen Friday at 5:00 a.m., in DeWitt, Texas. She stands 5'4" and weighs 150 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. The teenager is Hispanic and her date of birth is April 4, 2001. She was wearing a blue shirt, denim capris and has a scar on her left leg. A photo of the girl has not been released.

The alleged suspect is Eric Castillo, 41. He stands 5'2", weighs 185 pounds with brown eyes, auburn hair and is also a Hispanic male. His date of birth is June 23, 1973, and was driving a black, 2010 Chevrolet Camaro with TX license plate number BX8B009.

The car has a Marine Corp sticker on the back windshield and the suspect has a tattoos on his left ankle, back, chest, left arm, left leg, neck, right ankle, right arm, right leg, upper left leg and upper left arm.

If you have any information on the whereabouts of the suspect and victim, please call the  DeWitt County Sheriff's Office at 361-275-5734.

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