At least 11 children are missing in East Texas since March and 145 children have been reported missing across the state so far this year, according to a report.
The majority are teens, according to KTYL-FM near Longview, Texas, which cited missingkids.org.
The 11 children are Amanda Boswell, 17; Gloria Brooks, 16; Deandre Lusk, 16; Logan Sherrin, 17; Anna Kerns, 15; Ladarrion Brown, 17; Marsiano Garcia, 16; Sadarea Roberts, 16; Myronisha Potts, 16; Crespin Navaez, 16; and even a 10-month-old baby named Sadavious Roberts who went missing in March, KTYL reported.
Around 460,000 children are reported missing in the U.S. each year, according to globalmissingkids.org, which cited the FBI.
Late last month, a 14-year-old girl was allegedly abducted by her father from Point, Texas. She was found safe nearly a week later, KTVT-TV in Dallas-Fort Worth reported.
The girl’s father, Justin Gray, 40, allegedly took the girl after assaulting her mother and chasing her with a knife. He was arrested in Mineral Wells, Texas.