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UPDATE: Idaho teen found safe after Amber Alert issued

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Posted at 4:47 PM, May 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-21 10:05:20-04

IDAHO (KTNV) — UPDATE MAY 21: Arizona officials say that the Idaho teenager who may have been forcibly kidnapped has been found safe. Miguel Rodriguez-Perez has also been taken into custody.

UPDATE 10:30 P.M. Authorities say a suspect wanted for taking a 17-year-old girl from where she worked in Idaho has been stopped in Surprise, Arizona.

Monday, the Jerome County Sheriff's Office said 18-year-old Miguel Rodriguez-Perez forcibly kidnapped Sandra Rios-Chavez from the Wendy's in Jerome, Idaho around 6 p.m. Sunday.

An Amber Alert has been issued for an abducted teenager out of Idaho.

The FBI is looking for a 17-year-old girl who was last seen at 2816 S. Lincoln Street in Jerome and is believed to be in danger, according to a report out of Boise.

The girl was identified as Sandra Janet Rios-Chavez, 17 and described as a Hispanic woman, with black hair and brown eyes.

She is about 5-feet 3-inches tall, as weighs around 122 pounds, according to authorities, and last seen wearing a uniform from a Wendy's fast food restaurant.

Police identified the suspect connected to the missing girl as Miguel R. Rodriguez-Perez, 18.

He was described as Hispanic with black hair and brown eyes and about 6-feet tall along with weighing around 180 pounds.

The male suspect also has tattoos on his left and right arms. He was last seen driving a black 2015 Audi A4, with Idaho license plate of 2J83179.

Police said the two might be heading toward Las Vegas.

Authorities believe Rios-Chavez may have been forcibly kidnapped by Rodriguez-Perez in Jerome County on Sunday about 6 p.m. from a Wendy's restaurant located at 2816 South Lincoln Avenue.

If anyone has more information about the whereabouts of the girl or the suspect, they were urged to call 208-324-4328.