UPDATE: Amber Alert discontinued after 4 Travis County children found safe

UPDATE: Four Travis County children have been found safe, according to law enforcement. An Amber alert issued for the children been discontinued. No additional details were provided.


Authorities on Sunday issued an Amber Alert for four children, 10-year-old Gabriella Garcia, seven-year-old Julian Garcia, three-year-old Sebastian Garcia and two-year-old Giovanna Garcia, believed to be in grave or immediate danger.

Law enforcement officials are searching for Cesar Giovanni Garcia in connection with their abduction.

Garcia is described as a 32-year-old Hispanic male weighing 240 pounds and standing 5′9′' with black hair and brown eyes. He has a tattoo on his chest which reads “CIDNI” and a tattoo on his arm which reads “MY CITY”.

Cesar Giovanni Garcia (KPRC)

Garcia is thought to be driving a white, 2011 Chevrolet C1500 with Texas license plate number NNM1622. He was last heard from in Austin.

The children were last seen at approximately 9:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 15 in the 15000 block of Connie St. in Austin, Texas.

Gabriella Garcia is described as a Hispanic female with black hair and brown eyes weighing 85 pounds and standing 4′9′'. She was last seen wearing a green T-shirt and sweatpants.

Julian Garcia is described as a Hispanic male with black hair and brown eyes weighing 75 pounds and standing 4′6′'. He was last seen wearing a black shirt and tan shorts.

Sebastian Garcia is described as a Hispanic male with black hair and brown eyes weighing 40 pounds. He was last seen wearing a gray sweatshirt and gray sweatpants.

Giovanna Garcia is described as a Hispanic female with black hair and brown eyes weighing 25 pounds. She was last seen wearing a maroon Christmas cookie shirt.

Anyone with information regarding their whereabouts is urged to call the Travis County Sheriff’s Office at (512) 318-5669.


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Briana Zamora-Nipper joined the KPRC 2 digital team in 2019. When she’s not hard at work in the KPRC 2 newsroom, you can find Bri drinking away her hard earned wages at JuiceLand, running around Hermann Park, listening to crime podcasts or ransacking the magazine stand at Barnes & Noble.