Amber Alert canceled after abducted Transylvania Co. teen found

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Carlos Manuel-Chinchilla Vanquez in a photo from the North Carolina Department of Public Safety.

UPDATE: The Amber Alert has been canceled after authorities said the abducted teen was found.


BREVARD, N.C. (WNCN) — Authorities in Transylvania County issued an Amber Alert late Monday night for a teen boy who was abducted.

15-year-old Carlos Manuel-Chinchilla Vanquez was taken in Rosman, according to the Amber Alert.

Vanquez is about 5 feet tall, weighing 115 lbs with black hair and brown eyes, officials said.

He was last seen wearing a white t-shirt, dark pants, athletic shoes and had a red and black backpack.

Officials did not say when Vanquez vanished or who possibly took him

Anyone with information about his location should call the Transylvania County Sheriff’s Office at (828) 884-3168, or call 911 or *HP.

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