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September 11, 2011 (Lemon Grove)—Chula Vista Police have issued a bulletin asking the public to be on the lookout for Francisco Ramirez, 34. The Lemon Grove resident is suspected of abducting his son, 11, and two daughters, one 9 years old, the other 1 year 9 months. He may have taken them to Mexico in a silver GMC Yukon sport utility vehicle.


The children's names are Francisco, Xitlali, and Bridget.  Their last name is Ramirez-Leon. 


Ramirez was legally visiting the children at their aunt and uncle's apartment when he disappeared with the children, Chula Vista police Lt. Don Redmond told the Union-Tribune yesterday. According to Police, an aunt and uncle had been awarded custody because of domestic violence issues between Ramirez and his ex-wife.


Ramirez is described as Latino, 6 feet tall, 180 pounds, with brown eyes and hair. Police said he was wearing a black T-shirt and dark jeans and driving a silver GMC Yukon sport utility vehicle.

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Since someone bothered to established Ramirez' legal right to visit his children, was there an equal effort to establish Ramirez' right to be in the country? Why would a legal resident rush off to Mexico? Isn't that a foreign country in the throes of a war with drug lords, with multiple murders on a daily basis? Shouldn't Ramirez be charged with endangering his children in addition to abducting them? If he isn't a terrorist he sure is behaving like one. And I'll bet that SUV is really all black with tinted windows, not silver. Notify Homeland Security! Ramirez was last seen 'wearing shoes' a clear point of interest to Homeland Security.