An Amber Alert which was extended into Kansas has been cancelled. The Nebraska Highway Patrol says the missing boys are safe and the suspect has been apprehended in Kansas.
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ORIGINAL: The abduction of two children in Nebraska has prompted a Kansas Amber Alert.
According to the Kansas Bureau of Investigation, Nebraska authorities say two children were forcibly taken by a suspect in Tekamah, Nebraska. Information indicates the suspect may be traveling south on Highway 81 into Kansas. The suspect is known to carry a handgun and is considered armed.
The suspect is identified as 30-year-old Tanner Joel Leichleiter. The missing children are 4-year-old Isaac De La Garza and 7-year-oldMarco De La Garza.
Leichleiter is possibly driving a white 2009 Ford Expedition with Nebraska license plate 31F325.
Call 911 immediately if you have seen a missing child, suspect, or suspect’s vehicle. If you have other information about the suspect, children, or event, call 1-800-KS-CRIME.