FARMERS BRANCH, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) — The two children who were abducted in a stolen vehicle Sunday afternoon have been found safe, police said.
At approximately 3:30 p.m. Mar. 1, an unknown suspect stole a car that had two children in the backseat in the 4000 block of Sigma Road.READ MORE: Widow Of Good Samaritan Who Suffered Deadly Blow On DART Train, Seeking Answers And Justice
While the car owner was checking their mail, the suspect — possibly male — got in and drove off. It is unknown at this time if the suspect knew the children were in the backseat.
The children were later located at a Family Dollar on Maple Avenue in Dallas.READ MORE: Dallas' Vogel Alcove Breaking Cycle Of Poverty Through What Looks Like Playtime
Although the children were located, the car has yet to be found.
Police say the car is a burgundy 2017 GMC Terrain with a Texas license plate HFL1525. The Terrain’s front passenger side quarter panel is black and the front passenger side door is red.
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ACTIVE AMBER ALERT for Princess and Preston Scarlett from Farmers Branch, TX, on 03/01/2020, TX plate HFL1525. pic.twitter.com/521WVf6KR8
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Anyone with information is asked to call 911 or the tip line at 972-919-1406.