Texas Amber Alert: 16-year-old girl abducted from Baytown
A Texas Amber Alert has been issued for 16-year-old Kirsten Fritch after she was allegedly abducted following a double murder in Baytown, officials say. Anyone with information about her disappearance is urged to call 911.
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The State Operations Center of the Texas Department of Public Safety said Kirsten was abducted from Baytown in Harris County on Tuesday, but it is unclear whether or not she left voluntarily with the suspect.
Kirsten was found to be missing after her 3-year-old sister and their 37-year-old mother were found shot and killed inside a residence in Baytown at about 11 a.m. PT. It is unknown when the murders took place.
Investigators believe Kirsten may have been taken in a cream-color 2008 Chrysler PT Cruiser with Texas license plate FPN8281.
It is unknown where the suspect may be heading, but police warn that he should be considered armed and dangerous.
The identity of the suspect was not immediately released but officials said he may be Kirsten’s boyfriend. Kirsten is described as a 16-year-old white female with brown hair and green eyes, standing 5 feet 1 inch tall and weighing about 135 pounds.
Anyone with information is urged to call 911 immediately, or call the Baytown Police Department at 281-422-8371.
Baytown Detectives interviewed Jesse Dobbs today. Based on our investigation thus far and conversations with Mr. Dobbs we believe that he may have knowledge of the homicide and the whereabouts of Kirsten Fritch, however Mr. Dobbs refused to provide us with details of either. Mr. Dobbs is currently being held on a resisting arrest charge that stemmed from his encounter with Texas City Police last night. Baytown Detectives are actively investigating and searching in the Texas City area for Kirsten. We will send out an update advising of any developments as soon as possible.
UPDATE Wed 11/09 @ 1000: Jesse Dobbs and the vehicle were located in the Texas City area last night but Kirsten is still missing. No other information to release.