Above: Diego Santos-Barrera in 2016 (left) and an age-progressed image to 7, circa 2018 (right)
Diego Jesus Santos-Barrera
Last seen in Laredo, Texas on November 22, 2016
Vital statistics: Hispanic male. Born on March 22, 2011. Brown hair, brown eyes. He may use the last name "Barrera." He speaks English and Spanish and is a dual citizen of the United States and Mexico. Was five at the time.
Circumstances: He was abducted by his non-custodial mother, Anna Idalia Barrera. A photo and vital statistics are posted below. She picked him up for a visitation from a McDonald's on McPherson Road and Del Mar Boulevard, but never returned him to his father. A federal warrant for unlawful flight to avoid prosecution was issued for her on December 7, 2016. They may have traveled to Mexico. They may be traveling in a white 2016 Nissan Sentra with Texas license plates HHD 3245.
Above: Anna Barrera in 2016
Vital statistics: Hispanic female. Born on March 25, 1981. Brown hair, brown eyes. Was thirty-five at the time.
If you have any information as to Diego's whereabouts, please contact the Laredo Police Department at 956-795-2800. Any information received can be kept confidential.
Information used to compile this casefile came from the following resources:
The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
The Charley Project
Laredo Morning Times
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