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Amber Alert Issued for Two Shasta County Kids

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An Amber Alert has been issued for two Shasta County area kids, reports KTLA.

Five-year-old Mya Sandoval and seven-year-old Michael Sandoval are believed to be with 31-year-old April Joy Schwartz, and were reported missing yesterday at 6:00 p.m. KTLA notes that Schwartz, who has blond hair and hazel eyes, might have three of her own children with her.

The suspected car that the kids are in is a white GMC Yukon with Oklahoma license plates reading 118BZR.

Mya Sandoval is described as a three-foot-seven white female with brown hair and hazel eyes, and Michael Sandoval is described as a four-foot-eight white male with blonde hair and blue eyes.

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Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Shasta County Sheriff’s Department at (530) 245-6135 or (530) 246-9620.