Missing Nevada Girl Found

June 6, 2008 12:00:00 AM PDT
A missing girl from Nevada was found safe in Porterville late Thursday night after an amber alert was issued.Porterville police got a tip that lead to the location of 11-year-old Esther Melendez around 10:30pm on Thursday night.

Melendez was found with Jose Rangel-Martinez, authorities believe he took the girl from Las Vegas Wednesday night.

Authorities have not said if Melendez and Martinez are related.