Statewide Amber Alert canceled after 2 children missing out of northern Indiana found safe

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HAMLET, Ind. (WISH) — Authorities have canceled an Amber Alert for two children missing out of Hamlet, Indiana.

Authorities said the children were found safe. No other details surrounding the case have been released.

A statewide Amber Alert has been issued for two children from Hamlet.

Indiana State Police are searching for Ayden Javier Mendez, 7, and Yulianna Rose Mendez, 3, who were last seen early Saturday morning in Hamlet.

Ayden was last seen wearing black shorts and a black basketball jersey with “MEXICO” written on it. He is 3 feet tall, weighs 45 pounds and has brown hair with brown eyes.

Authorities are searching for Francisco Javier Mendez, 28, who was last seen driving a black 2013 Audi A4 with Indiana plate number LX5262. He is described as an Hispanic male, 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighing 175 pounds. He has black hair with brown eyes.

Rose was last seen wearing a white shirt with colored designs on the front and turquoise shorts. She is 2-feet-6-inches tall, weighs 30 pounds and has brown hair with brown eyes.

Authorities believe the children are in extreme danger.

Authorities are searching for Francisco Javier Mendez, 28, who was last seen driving a black 2013 Audi A4 with Indiana plate number LE5262. He is described as an Hispanic male, 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighing 175 pounds. He has black hair with brown eyes.

Mendez also goes by Francisco Javier Mendez-Jimanez.

If you have any information on this incident, contact the Hamlet Police Department at 574-773-3771 Option 1 or 911.

This story has been corrected to show the correct plate number of the suspect vehicle is LE5262, not LX5265.

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