Teenage girl abducted in Vancouver, Washington

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Authorities have issued an Amber Alert for a teenage girl reportedly abducted in Vancouver.

According to the Washington State Patrol, 15-year-old Catherine Gizzel Guitierrez was taken by Alejandrino Soriano around 4:30 pm on Thursday. The two were last seen near Northeast 58th Street following a physical confrontation between the 53-year-old suspect and the girl’s mother, who is also his girlfriend, according to the Clark County Sheriff’s Office.

Alejandrino reportedly assaulted the mother to the point of causing a concussion. CCSO says the woman also showed detectives various injuries from previous fights, including multiple bruises, a broken finger, and a badly injured arm.

Officials say detectives have established probable cause for Soriano’s arrest for second-degree assault – domestic violence.

  • Alejandrino Soriano is suspected of abducting a 15-year-old girl in Vancouver, Washington on Thursday, September 8, 2022. (Courtesy: Washington State Patrol)
  • Catherine Guitierrez is believed to have been abducted by a 53-year-old man in Vancouver, Washington on Thursday, September 8, 2022. (Courtesy: Washington State Patrol)
  • Photo of a blue 2004 Honda Accord 4D, the same car believed to be driven by a man who abducted a 15-year-old girl in Vancouver on Thursday, September 8, 2022. (Courtesy: Washington State Patrol)

WSP believes Guitierrez is still with Soriano unwillingly. Authorities identified the suspect’s car as a blue 2004 Honda Accord 4D with an unknown plate due to it being switched.

Guitierrez is reportedly 5-foot-1 and weighs around 215 pounds. She has black hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a gray hoodie with “Class of 2021” on it, blue jeans and white Air Force Nike shoes.

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Officials say Soriano is about 5-foot-6, 185 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. Details of his clothing were not available.

Anyone who sees the car, Guitierrez or Soriano is asked to immediately call 9-1-1.