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Palmdale Amber Alert issued

August 21, 2008 12:00:00 AM PDT
Authorities issue an Amber Alert for the abduction of a 5-year-old boy and 9-year-old girl from Palmdale.A Palmdale deputy says this is a parental abduction.

The children were last seen at their maternal grandparents' house, who have court-ordered custody of the children.

The grandparents live in the 38000 block of Kyle Place in Palmdale.

Sheriff's believe the mother, Teresa Roy, took the children at about 10:00 a.m. on Thursday.

Deputies say the children were placed in their grandparents' custody because the mother had a history of neglect.

The location of the children's father was unknown on Thursday night.

Authorities say the mother had a verbal argument with the children's grandmother before the kids disappeared.

Officials are looking for a blue 2000 Toyota Sienna Minivan with gray trim. The license plate number is 4HYR792.

The boy is described as a 5-year-old black male, 3 feet 8 inches, 48 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a red t-shirt and blue jean shorts.

The girl is described as a black female, 4 feet 10 inches, 70 pounds, with long brown hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing pink pants and a yellow top. The girl wears glasses.

 

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