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Amber Alert issued for 3-year-old Wapato girl

An Amber Alert was issued Monday evening for a 3-year-old Wapato girl who police believe is with her father, who is reportedly suicidal.

Melody Lopez was last seen wearing a white-and-red-striped shirt and gray leggings. She is Hispanic, with black hair and brown eyes. According to the Amber Alert, she is 2-feet, 11-inches tall and weighs 40 pounds.

Police believe that Lopez’s father, Jose Lopez-Madrigal, 32, is suicidal and took his young daughter with him to an unknown location.

Wapato police were initially looking for a 1999 blue Honda Odyssey related to the disappearance, but police located the vehicle Monday evening and say it’s no longer associated with the disappearance.

Anyone with information related to the incident can call the Wapato Police Department at (509) 877-4275.

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