UPDATE: Amber Alert cancelled in McDonald County
MCDONALD COUNTY - An Amber Alert issued in McDonald County was cancelled early Friday morning at 12:30 a.m. Both victims, Samuel Pardon and Genesis Pardon, were located in Miami, Oklahoma.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, suspect Hilda Melendez is in custody.
The MSHP initially sent out an Amber Alert Thursday, July 9 at 1:58 p.m.
The alert claimed 8-year-old Genesis Padron and 4-year-old Samuel Padron were abducted by a non-custodial parent. MSHP said 35-year-old Hilda Melendez was a suspect in the abduction.
Alert #2020-4 WEA: MCDONALD COUNTY RED 2009 FORD FLEX MO PLATE RA1J1L— Missouri State Highway Patrol Alerts (@MSHPAlerts) July 9, 2020
MSHP say if you have any information to call 911 or the McDonald's County Sheriff's Office.