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Missing St. Charles, Missouri children found safe

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UPDATED 5:45 p.m. FRIDAY, APRIL 5, 2019

ST. CHARLES, Mo. -- St. Charles Police say the children have been located in Fairmount City, Illinois and are safe. 

Authorities are in the process of reuniting the kids with their mother. 

Fernando Marez-Casseas is still at large. St. Charles Police continue to investigate. 

    

ORIGINAL STORY

ST. CHARLES, Mo. -- An AMBER Alert has been issued for two young children abducted from St. Charles, Missouri.

St. Charles Police say Fernando Marez, 3, and Alexia Marez, 1, were taken from a home on Santa Monica Street between 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Friday. 

Authorities are looking for the children's father, Fernando Marez-Casseas. Police say Marez-Casseas physically assaulted the children's mother and threatened to kill the children before leaving in a tan SUV with a partial Missouri license plate of "E15." Two unknown people were also in the vehicle. 

If you have information, call local authorities or the St. Charles Police Department at (636) 949-3309. 

Alexia Marez

  • Age now: 1
  • Sex: Female
  • Skin: Hispanic
  • Hair: Black
  • Description: Wearing white and pink flower onesie and blue pants.

Fernando Marez

  • Age now: 3 years
  • Skin: Hispanic
  • Hair: Black
  • Description: Wearing blue shirt and grey sweatpants.

Suspect

Fernando Marez

  • Age now: 24 years
  • Sex: Male
  • Skin: Hispanic
  • Height: 5'7"
  • Weight: 145 lbs
  • Description: Wearing blue t-shirt, black vest, dark blue jeans, and champion shoes. Tattoos of the children's names on both arms.
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