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Authorities looking for Riverside County girl, 15, who said she was being held against her will

January 18, 2011 | 10:42 pm

Mary Belinda Bartolo Authorities in Riverside County were seeking information Tuesday regarding a 15-year-old girl who called her grandmother, saying she was being held against her will.

Mary Belinda Bartolo said she was being held at a hotel. The girl did not provide a location of the hotel and the phone number was blocked, the Riverside County Sheriff's Department said.

Bartolo, a Rubidoux resident, is 5 feet 4 inches tall with black hair and brown eyes. She weighs 120 pounds.

Deputies said Bartolo may be with Danny Ramirez, 35. He is described as Latino, about 5 feet 5 tall and weighing 180 pounds. He has numerous tattoos, according to authorities.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call Deputy Colon at (951) 955-2600 or the department dispatch center at (951) 776-1099.


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Photos: Mary Belinda Bartolo and Danny Ramirez. Credit: Riverside County Sheriff's Department