Local man arrested for felony child abuse.

The Texas Attorney General's Fugitive Apprehension Unit made several noteworthy arrests last week. Luis Gilberto Castillo was arrested April 19 in Palestine.

Castillo had an outstanding warrant for Harboring a Runaway issued by the Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office. The Unit received an Intake Report from The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children as a lead from the United States Marshals Service in Hidalgo County regarding a missing/endangered 13-year-old female child from Edinburg possibly in the Palestine area.

During the investigation, it was reported that the missing/endangered 13-year-old female child was with Castillo. At the time of arrest, the child was not located with Castillo, and the investigation into her whereabouts is ongoing.

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