[UPDATE] AMBER Alert Issued for 2 Young Missing North Carolina Brothers; They Were Later Found

3 suspects were arrested
December 27, 2015 Updated: December 27, 2015
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UPDATE as of 4:30 p.m. ET: The boys were found and three people were arrested, reported the Citizen-Times newspaper.

Three suspects in a 1999 Ford Expedition were stopped by Georgia state troopers in Commerce, Georgia.

The driver, Christoper Carter, and one of the passengers, Natasha Cantrell, were charged with second-degree kidnapping and aiding and abetting a child abduction, the newspaper said.

Another passenger, Chadwick Agan, was charged in connection with the case.

Earlier article:

An AMBER Alert was issued for two missing children in Asheville, North Carolina, on Sunday.

UPDATE: WLOS-TV reported that Asheville Police think the boys are still in the Asheville area, saying the boys went missing early in the morning.

UPDATE #2: The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children said the AMBER Alert was canceled at around 2:30 p.m. ET, but it did not elaborate.

Harlee Allan Joyner and Elijah Ryan Joyner were reported missing on Sunday, Dec. 27. Elijah is a 1-year-old male and Harlee is a 3-year-old male. The two are brothers.

The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children screenshot
The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children screenshot

Elijah weighs around 20 pounds, is white, has brown-blonde hair, and blue eyes. He’s about 2 feet 0 inches tall.

Harlee has brown-blonde hair, blue eyes, and weighs about 40 pounds. He’s about 3 feet 0 inches tall.

Harlee was last seen wearing a tan shirt and dark brown pants, while Elijah was last seen a white onesie and jeans.

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The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children screenshot

They are believed to be traveling in a silver of gray Nissan Versa with a Virginia license plate.

“The Asheville Police Department is searching for Harlee Allan Joyner and Elijah Ryan Joyner. Harlee is a 3 year old and Elijah is 1 year old. They were last seen in Asheville, North Carolina in a Silver Nissan Versa with unknown tags. If you have any information regarding this abduction, call Asheville Police Department immediately at 828-230-4438 or 911 or *HP,” a release detailing the kids’ abduction says.

They were las seen in Asheville.

The suspect or suspects in the case were not identified.