Amber Alert Sent to Phones in San Diego, Children Found Safe

An Amber Alert was sent to mobile phones in San Diego County Saturday evening to be on the lookout for a specific vehicle.

The alert was sent just after 7 p.m. and asked the public to call 911 if they spotted a black and purple Dodge Challenger with the California license plate 7WKZ957.

The California Highway Patrol in San Diego confirmed the alert was for two girls reported missing out of Los Angeles.

The girls were reported missing at 3 a.m.

The alert ended around 8:30 p.m. after the girls were found safe in the Willowbrook area, Los Angeles police said.

Anthony Lee Gaines, Jr. was taken into custody for allegedly abducting a 5 year old and a 7 year old. 

The relationship between the suspect and the girls is unknown.

The Amber Alert was issued in Los Angeles, Orange and San Diego counties.

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