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El Paso children found safe in Mexico after Amber Alert

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EL PASO, Texas – Two El Paso children who were the subject of an Amber Alert issued Saturday have been found in Mexico, police said.

Authorities said they were searching for 8-year-old Leonardo Ortega and 2-year-old Matias Carrillo after they were taken by their father, 26-year-old Justin Carrillo.

Police said Sunday that the pair were found safe in Mexico and have been brought back to the United States.

They are now in the custody of their mother, police said.


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