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Update 3:35 p.m. – The Amber Alert for Ruby Zavala has been canceled. Police confirm she was found alive and well in a field. There is no word on Jesus Ramirez, the suspect believed to have taken Zavala by knifepoint.

MT. PLEASANT (CBSDFW.COM) -The Texas Department of Public Safety issued an Amber Alert Sunday evening for a missing 14-year-old girl.

Mount Pleasant police said a woman and two children were kidnapped at knifepoint around 1 p.m. Sunday at Saint Michael’s Catholic Church in that East Texas city about 100 miles east of Dallas.

The suspect, identified as 22-year-old Jesus Ramirez, freed woman and one of the children a short time later, but fled with Ruby Zavala.

The car being driven by Zavala was found wrecked at 4:45 p.m. Sunday about eight miles west of Mount Pleasant. A search was under way near that location for Ruby and Ramirez.

Ruby Zavala was last seen wearing a white top, blue jeans and tan shoes. She is 5 feet tall, 120 lbs., and has black hair and brown eyes.

Jesus Ramirez is described as Hispanic, 5′-9″, 165 lbs. with brown eyes and black hair. He was wearing a black baseball cap.

Mount Pleasant police said Ramirez is considered to be armed and dangerous and mentally ill.

Anyone with information about Zavala’s whereabouts may call 903.575.4004.

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