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- Seattle, WA

UPDATED 7:21 PST 12/10/2019

Four children at the center of an AMBER Alert were found safe in Cheney, according to Washington State Patrol. The AMBER Alert was issued after the kids' mother and father took off with them.

The alert was issued out of Seattle, but the family was stopped in Cheney, a city in Spokane County. Washington State Patrol and a SWAT team stopped a family at RV at 1st and H Street.

The children were supposed to be turned over to Child Protective Services on Tuesday. Police were concerned that the father was actively fleeing the state after withholding needed medication from his children. Caseworkers say the father threatened to physically harm the kids. Both parents were taken into custody.

Original Post:

An AMBER Alert was issued Tuesday for at least one child in the Seattle area.

According to Washington State Patrol, a 13-year-old boy was taken by a 42-year-old white man. The man weighs approximately 250 pounds. 

They may be in a tan 1992 Bounder motorhome with the

license plate BPP8654.

This is a developing story.

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