UPDATE: Sixteen-Year-Old Girl From Siloam Springs Located

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SILOAM SPRINGS (KFSM) — The Benton County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that Andrea Hernandez has been found, and that she is uninjured and returned home.

The sheriff’s office also stated that an investigation is ongoing and further information will be released in the next few weeks.

She was found in Monett, Mo. on Monday around 4:45 p.m.


The Benton County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a 16-year-old girl that was reported missing on Friday (April 1). Now investigators need your help identifying a person of interest.


The man (pictured above) was seen picking Andrea Hernandez a little before 10 a.m. at Lowe’s in Siloam Springs, according to the Benton County Sheriff’s Office. Investigators said he was driving a black Lincoln Navigator with custom wheels (pictured below).


Hernandez was wearing a white shirt, blue jeans and white Converse shoes, possibly carrying a black and grey “zebra-print” backpack with a pink zipper when she was last seen, the sheriff’s office stated.

Detectives discovered several personal items of Hernandez that were missing from her home, the release stated.

She is described as 5 feet 2 inches tall, weighing 110 pounds and having brown hair and brown eyes.

Anyone with information about Hernandez or the man pictured is asked to contact the sheriff’s office at 479-271-1009.

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