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AMBER ALERT

AMBER Alert: Two children, 7 and 4, have been abducted by man with handgun, police say ** FOUND SAFE**

This is a developing story and will be updated as additional information becomes available. 

Update

Two children have been found safe following a Nebraska AMBER Alert. According to authorities, the children were “recovered safely in Kansas.” No other information is available at this time.

Original Story

Nebraska police issued an AMBER Alert for two boys who vanished from the Tekamah area.

ABC 7 reports that Marco De La Garza, 7, and Isaac De La Garza, 4, are believed to be in danger. They were last seen with Tanner Joel Leichleiter, 30, and possibly in a White 2009 Ford Expedition with Nebraska plate number, 31F325.

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Both boys have brown hair and both were wearing shorts and t-shirts when they disappeared. No other description is available at this time. The suspect stands 5-feet-7-inches tall and weighs around 165 pounds. He has brown hair and green eyes.

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Tanner Joel Leichleiter [NCMEC]
According to the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, the suspect is known to carry a handgun. Authorities said he forced the boys into his vehicle and could be traveling toward Kansas via Highway 81.

Anyone with information is urged to call 911 or the Tekamah Police Department at (402) 374-1500 or 1-800-KS-CRIME.

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[Feature Photo: Marco and Taylor/NCMEC]