7-year-old at center of Amber Alert found safe in county near US-Mexico border, Bryan police say

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An Amber Alert was issued Wednesday afternoon after 7-year-old Ana Torres Medina was taken in College Station.

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (KTRK) -- A 7-year-old girl at the center of a nationwide Amber Alert was found safe on Wednesday near the U.S.-Mexico border, authorities said.

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An alert was issued for Ana Cristina Torres Medina on Wednesday afternoon after she was last seen Tuesday evening in College Station.

A few hours later, Bryan police reported that the Texas Department of Public Safety found Ana in Jim Hogg County. Police said 36-year-old Pedro Aranda Jimenez was also in custody for his warrant. Details regarding Jimenez's warrant and his relationship to Ana were not immediately available.

An investigation is ongoing, police said.