Parents Wanted in Amber Alert Turn Themselves In: Police

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    Two parents who allegedly took their four children by force from their grandmother’s home in the Los Angeles area last week have turned themselves into authorities at the U.S.-Mexico border south of San Diego.

    Enrique Felix and Rosa Chairez were detained by Border Patrol agents before being taken into custody by the Los Angeles Police Department.

    Parents of 4 Abducted Children Arrested

    [DGO]Parents of 4 Abducted Children Arrested
    The parents of four children allegedly abducted from their grandmother's home in LA are now in custody. Police say Rosa Chaidez and Enrique Felix turned themselves in Sunday at the U.S.-Mexico border in Otay Mesa. NBC 7’s Sherene Tagharobi reports.

    An Amber Alert was issued for the children on March 14. The

    children were found safe by authorities

    last week near the border, officials said.

    The father, Felix, is described as a Hispanic man, 28 years old, 5 feet 10 inches tall with black hair and brown eyes. The mother, Chaidez, is described as a Hispanic woman, 5 feet 2 inches tall with red hair and brown eyes.

    The children were identified as 7-year-old Enrique Felix, 5-year-old Justin Felix and 1-year-old twins Veronica Felix and Janeth Felix. 

    Felix and Chaidez face kidnapping charges, according to a tweet from LAPD.