Navajo Division of Public Safety cancels Amber Alert for two children

The young girl and boy are found safe.

(Navajo Division of Public Safety) An Amber Alert was issued Thursday night for Bailey Begay, left, and Braidin Begay.

The Navajo Division of Public Safety canceled an Amber Alert issued Thursday night after the two children were found safe. They had have taken by their father in Aneth, Utah, according to a Facebook post from the Navajo Police Department.

At about 4:21 p.m., 16-month-old Bailey Begay and 3-month-old Braidin Begay were reported missing by their mother, according to the post. The children were taken from their home located 15 miles north of Aneth store in Aneth, Utah.

The children were seen leaving their home with their father, 35, who wa reported to have made threats of self-harm. Police tracked a cellphone to find Begay’s abandoned vehicle in a remote area south of Dolores, Colorado. At about 2 a.m., a search found the children and their father nearby.

Begay was arrested without incident, and the children were reunited with their mother.

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