AMBER Alert For Missing Peoria Children

UPDATE: Police canceled the alert overnight on Friday, after the children were located.

PEORIA, Ill. (CBS) — Illinois State Police have issued an AMBER Alert about two missing babies who were abducted by their mother in Peoria Thursday morning.

Police said 1-year-old Moriah Milan and 2-month-old Audermar Peterson were abducted from 330 SW Washington St. in Peoria at 10:20 a.m. Thursday.

The children were taken by their non-custodial mother, Nyway Abbaa, 20, police said.

Moriah, an African-American girl who is 2 foot 6, and 24 pounds, was wearing a green shirt, blue jeans, green coat, and purple and pink Reebok shoes. Audermar, an African-American boy, was wearing a blue and white onesy and was wrapped in a white blanket with blue stars.

Police said, after Abbaa took the children, they were last seen headed north on Hamilton Boulevard in downtown Peoria, in a green Mercury station wagon. Police said the vehicle has an Illinois license plate, with the plate number P487981.

Anyone with information on their whereabouts should call 911.

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