Amber Alert over: 3 children found safe, father in custody

BREAKING NEWS UPDATE: Fernando Cruz has turned himself in to authorities and the children are safe and appear to be unharmed, police said. 

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STURGIS, Mich. (WOOD) — Authorities have issued an Amber Alert for three children from St. Joseph County taken by their father, as he is considered armed and dangerous. 

The Amber Alert was issued for the following children:

  • Aldo Cruz, 2, who was last seen wearing a blue t-shirt and a diaper;
  • Matteo Nieves, 4, who was last seen wearing red shorts and a blue t-shirt;
  • Chelsey Lopez, 5, who was last seen wearing a pink t-shirt and blue pajama pants

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