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.
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.
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.
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.