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Amber Alert issued for East Texas girl

Kayla Gomez, 10, went missing late Tuesday. Officials believe she is in immediate danger.
Kayla Gomez, 10, went missing late Tuesday. Officials believe she is in immediate danger. Courtesy

An Amber Alert was issued Wednesday for a missing 10-year-old girl in Cherokee County, authorities said.

Kayla Gomez was last seen Tuesday night at the First Assembly of God church in Bullard, near Tyler in East Texas. The person suspected of kidnapping her may be driving a red Cadillac SRX with dark tinted windows.

She is Hispanic with black hair and brown eyes, around 4 feet tall and weighs 90 pounds. She was last seen wearing a black racquet and jog shirt with a peach-colored skirt.

Azia Branson: 817-390-7547, @aziabranson

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