Knoxville Breaking News, Weather, Traffic, Sports | WBIR.com

Missing Nashville 16-year-old teen found safe in Pennsylvania

19-year-old German Rodriguez Top is suspected of kidnapping his girlfriend.
Credit: TBI

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — UPDATE: The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says a missing 16-year-old who was allegedly kidnapped by her boyfriend is safe. 

Maricsa Beltran-Lopez has been recovered in Philadelphia, PA, according to a Facebook post. 

German Rodriguez Top, her boyfriend, is in custody. 


The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has issued a statewide Endangered Child Alert for a missing girl from Nashville.

The TBI said 16-year-old Maricsa Beltran-Lopez may be with 19-year-old German Rodriguez Top, who's wanted for kidnapping.

The two are believed to be traveling in a gold Honda Civic with TN tags W0789X. Their direction of travel is unknown. 

Maricsa was last seen wearing a black sweatshirt with white lettering, blue jeans and white shoes.

German was last seen wearing a gray sweatshirt with gray pants and dark-colored shores.

Anyone with information about their whereabouts is asked to call the TBI at 1-800-TBI-FIND or the Metro Nashville Police Department at (615) 862-8600.