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Amber Alert issued for El Paso children has been canceled

Brandon Estrada, 10 (Source: DPS) Brandon Estrada, 10 (Source: DPS)
Ashley Estrada (Source: DPS) Ashley Estrada (Source: DPS)
Miguel Mendez is in custody in connection with the abduction. (Source: DPS) Miguel Mendez is in custody in connection with the abduction. (Source: DPS)
2001 Acura TL with Texas license plate number HGV4546. (Source: DPS) 2001 Acura TL with Texas license plate number HGV4546. (Source: DPS)

UPDATE: The Texas Department of Public Safety has confirmed the two El Paso children taken by Miguel Angel Mendez have been returned and are safe.

Officials said the man accused of taking them, Miguel Angel Mendez, 29 is in custody. 

According to investigators, Mendez is the mother's boyfriend. 


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An Amber Alert has been issued for two children last seen in El Paso.

The Texas Department of Public Safety said the children were taken with their mother, and could be in danger.

The children are Brandon Estrada, 10, 4'5", 90 lbs., brown eyes and black hair, may be wearing a dark shirt and jeans. And Ashley Estrada, 9, 4'6", 100 lbs., brown eyes and black hair, may be wearing a t-shirt and jeans.

Authorities are looking for Miguel Mendez in connection with the abduction. Mendez is 5'10", brown eyes and short black hair.

He could to be driving a blue/green 2001 Acura TL with Texas license plate number HGV4546.

Anyone with information call 911 or El Paso Police at 915-832-4498.

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