AMBER Alert! Missouri girl, 12, missing after chatting with 22-yr-old man online **FOUND SAFE**


Apple Briscoe has been found safe. The suspects are now in police custody.

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Police in Blue Springs, Missouri, are searching for a 12-year-old girl who disappeared on Saturday night with a man she met online.

Apple Briscoe was babysitting at her home in Blue Springs on Saturday night at around 11:21 p.m., near 2514 Northwest 6th Street. She left in a “silver” 2015 Nissan Versa, with Maryland license plate number, 6CK5071. Authorities said that he may be headed to Maryland with the girl, with another man driving the vehicle.

Apple is described as 5-feet-3 inches tall with brown hair and green eyes. She weighs 125 pounds. She was last seen wearing dark leggings, gym shoes, and a long-sleeved pink shirt with flowers. The man she met online, William L. Dela-Cruz, 22, is described as an Asian man, standing 5-feet-10 inches tall with brown hair and brown eyes. Blue Springs PD stated that the man driving the pair is Jason Dela-Cruz, 24.

William L. Dela-Cruz (left) and Jason A. Dela-Cruz (right). (Blue Springs Police Department)
William L. Dela-Cruz (left) and Jason A. Dela-Cruz (right). ( Photo: Blue Springs Police Department)


Anyone with any information should call 911 immediately, or the Blue Springs Police Department at 816-228-0152.

[Feature Photo: Family Handout]