Outraged community members arrange a protest today after $9,000 is reported stolen from the parent-teacher organization at a Mercedes private school.

The search is now on for the person responsible.

Police say the person responsible is on the run tonight, but now that her crime has been made public; they’re hoping she’ll turn herself in.

Community members say they’re demanding justice for the children, after $9,000 raised by students from the early childhood center, has been stolen.

The person in charge on the money allegedly used it for her own benefit, and as of now, justice has not been served.

The Mercedes Police Department says they are investigating the situation. Mercedes P.D. is currently searching for the suspect.

Police ask that if you have any information on the whereabouts of Yadira Garcia Gonzalez, contact authorities immediately.