Missing Kyle girl found safe: HCSO

Melanie Perez (Hays County Sheriff's Office)

The Hays County Sheriff's Office says a girl reported missing by her family has been found and is safe.

Melanie Perez was reported found on Sunday, Aug. 27

HCSO says deputies responded to a Kyle address on Friday, Aug. 18 regarding a missing juvenile. The family told deputies that Melanie was last seen at her home the day before.


Anyone with any information on Melanie is asked to contact Det. Richard Lozano at 512-393-2125 or richard.lozano@co.hays.tx.us and refer to case number HCSO 2023-49872. 

You can also contact Crime Stoppers anonymously by calling 1-800-324-8477 from anywhere in the U.S. or you can submit your information online to Tip Line: P3tips.com or the Hays County Sheriff’s app.