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Abducted Children Found In Fresno

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FRESNO, Calif. (KMPH) -

An Amber Alert involving two kids abducted from Monterey County has been canceled after the children were found in Fresno late Friday evening.

The Fresno Police Department says 7-month-old Onika Edwards and 6-year-old Enrique Joseph were found at a home in Central Fresno around 9:30 p.m.

Authorities say the kids were abducted at a gas station in Prunedale, in Monterey County, earlier in the day.

Even though the kids are safe, police say they're still looking for the man accused in the abduction, 21-year-old Marquis Edwards.

Edwards is 6'3", 250 pounds, and has a tattoo on his upper right arm that reads: "ant dog."

Authorities believe he may still be in Fresno.

Anyone who sees him is urged to call 911.


An Amber Alert has been issued for two children who authorities say were abducted just before noon Friday in Prunedale in Monterey County.

The first child's name is Onika Edwards. She is seven months old, African American, 2'0" tall and weighs about 25 pounds. She has brown hair and brown eyes.

The second child is Enrique Joseph. He is six years old, African American, 4'0" tall and weighs about 67 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a green shirt, blue jeans and white shoes.

The suspect is 21-year-old Marquis Edwards. He's described as African American, 6'3" tall and weighs about 250 pounds. He has black hair, brown eyes and a tattoo on his right upper arm that reads "ant dog." He was last seen wearing a white shirt and blue jeans.

Authorities say Edwards was last seen driving a white 2000 Buick Century with California license plate 4RKD823. They believe he may be heading to Fresno.

Anyone with information is asked to call 911 or the Monterey County Sheriff's Department at (831) 755-3718.

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