El Mirage police looking for missing girl

EL MIRAGE, AZ - The El Mirage Police Department is asking for the public's help in locating 12-year-old Samantha Zuniga. 

Samantha was last seen Saturday near Thunderbird and El Mirage Road.

According to El Mirage police spokesman Robert Peoples, Samantha reportedly told her friends she was headed to Mexico with 28-year-old Jesus Heriberto Chaparro Acosta.  

At this time, police don't believe there is any foul play, but they need help in locating Samantha and returning her home. 

Samantha is described as a Hispanic female, 5-feet-2-inches tall and weighs 150 pounds.

She has a lower lip piercing, black hair and brown eyes.

Samantha was last seen wearing a pink shirt, blue denim shorts and Nike shoes.   

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the El Mirage Police Department at 623-933-1341.

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