Above: Elias Farias Ruiz in 2003

Elias Ricardo Farias Ruiz

Last seen in Atizapan, Distrito Federal, Mexico on September 13, 2003

Vital statistics: Hispanic male. Born on July 21, 1998. Black hair, dark brown eyes. He has a birthmark on his left cheek. Was five at the time.

Circumstances: He was abducted by his non-custodial father, Ricardo Farias Chatsiou. Photos and vital statistics for him are not available. His parents had divorced in 2003 and his mother, Ana Victoria Ruiz Garrido, received primary custody of him with his father getting visitation. He went on a visitation on the above date and was supposed to be returned the following day at five PM, but Farias Chatsiou called before that time and said he was not returning him. Farias Chatsiou is wanted on charges of child abduction. Elias is considered at risk; as his father has a history of drug abuse.

If you have any information as to Elias' whereabouts, please contact the Secretaria de Seguridad Publica at 800-322-9832. Any information received can be kept confidential.

Information used to compile this casefile came from the following resources:
Registro Nacional de Personas Extravidas
El Universal Online
Facebook page for Elias Farias Ruiz
Gobierno del Estado de Mexico
The Doe Network
Asociación Mexicana de Niños Robados y Desaparecidos

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