Jacqueline Hernandez-Cerna left a message for her family saying she was leaving to live with a friend and would contact them after she was settled. Hernandez-Cerna left behind all of her belongings and her 15-month-old baby.

Her family thinks she may be in the Des Moines area or may have gone to Mexico with her boyfriend Yonny Sanchez, who is prohibited by a protective order from contacting her. Hernandez-Cerna is a Hispanic female with brown hair and eyes. She is 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs 145 pounds.