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Published on April 24, 2024
San Antonio Police Rally Community Aid in Search for Missing 12-Year-Old Makayla GarciaSource: San Antonio Police Department

The search intensifies for a 12-year-old San Antonio girl, Makayla Garcia, who has been missing for over a week, and authorities are calling on the public's assistance to locate her. KENS 5 reports that Makayla was last seen on April 17 at a residence on the 200 block of Divine Street, within close proximity to South Presa Street in the downtown district of San Antonio.

Standing 5 feet tall and weighing around 100 pounds, Makayla has black hair, brown eyes and her last known attire was a black shirt paired with ripped jeans, her disappearance has sparked a citywide concern and the police have distributed her description broadly in hopes that someone might provide a valuable lead. The San Antonio Police Department's Missing Persons Unit is urging anyone with information to come forward, stating "if you have seen her, call the San Antonio Police Department's Missing Person Unit at (210) 207-7660," in their plea to the community.

Alongside the request by the local authorities, FOX San Antonio has shared similar details regarding Garcia's identification and the last time she was spotted in the city's downtown area. The case has garnered significant attention, with continuous updates being shared across various media outlets and social network platforms in an effort to aid the urgent search for the young girl.