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Amber Alert Goes Out for 4 Missing Children [UPDATE]

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UPDATE 1:45 P.M.: City News Service is reporting that the four children have been found safe near the U.S./Mexico border this morning. Their parents, Enrique Felix and Rosa Chairez, remain at large.

An Amber Alert was issued for four missing children who were kidnapped by their biological parents.

Two boys, ages 7 and 5, and twin 1-year-old girls were in the care of their grandmother in Boyle Heights when they were abducted by their parents, Enrique Felix and Rosa Chairez, City News Service reported There is a restraining order against the parents requiring that they only see their children by appointment and under supervision by the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services. CHP issued the alert at 4:50 a.m.

Felix, 28, is known to be violent toward the children, according to Los Angeles Police Department Sergeant Eddie Ortiz. He is described as 5-foot-10, weighing 200 pounds and having black hair and brown eyes. Chairez’s age was not given; she is described as 5-foot-3 and weighing 150 pounds, with red hair and brown eyes.

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The children were forcibly taken from a residence at the 1400 block of North Indiana Street at 12:30 p.m. Friday. The abductors were driving a dark PT Cruiser with tinted windows and no license plate, ABC7 said.

Here is a photo of the parents with the two boys, tweeted by KTLA: