Update: The CBI reports that Francheska Tafoya and her two children were located and are safe. No word on where they were found or whether there were any arrests.
The Colorado Bureau of Investigation has issued an Amber Alert for two young children and their 24-year-old mother, believed abducted by a 28 year old man in a black Chevy Suburban.
CBI said that Francheska Tafoya, 1-year-old Naveana Marrufo, and 2-month-old Ramon Marrufo were last seen at about 10 a.m. around East 40th Avenue and Colorado Boulevard in Denver.
Both of the children have black hair and brown eyes, investigators said.
Investigators believe that all three were “forcibly taken” by Julian Marrufo-Gutierrez and may be in the black, 2001 Suburban with temporary Colorado tag #4111262.
The group could be in the Fort Collins or Loveland area, CBI said.
Marrufo Gutierez is described as about 6 feet tall and 175 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. Tafoya has black hair and brown eyes and is 5 feet 2 inches tall and about 155 pounds.
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[Featured image: Francheska Tafoya, Naveana Marrufo, and Ramon Marrufo/Colorado Bureau of Investigation]