POSTED: Thursday, August 29, 2013 - 9:59pm
UPDATED: Friday, August 30, 2013 - 8:18am
Alamogordo, NM (KTSM) — UPDATE: The young girl missing from our area has been safely located by authorities in Ruidoso NM.
An Amber Alert has been issued for a 2-year-old missing Alamogordo girl. Police say Elyssia Cavazone-Salas was last seen about 4:15 p.m. Thursday on Era Avenue in Alamogordo, in the company of an aunt with a propensity to drink and use drugs.
According to the Amber Alert, the girl and here aunt, Denelle Salas, may be headed to Ruidoso or the Mescalero Apache Reservation in a blue-green 2008 Ford Escape. Police believe the girl may be in danger because of the aunt's drug and alcohol use.
The aunt is described as being 5 feet 6 inches tall, weighs 180 pounds, and has brown eyes and black hair. She was wearing tan pants and a red shirt.
The missing girl is 3 feet tall, weighs 32 pounds, and has black hair and brown eyes. If you see her contact the Otero County Sheriff's Department immediately at 575-437-2210.