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AMBER ALERT: Minneapolis children found safe, returned to mother

The alert was issued at around 7 p.m.
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UPDATE: The children have been found safe.

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An Amber Alert has been issued in Minneapolis after two young siblings were taken by their father, who reportedly had threatened them harm.

Here from the Minnesota BCA: "Siblings Raziah Fane, 3, and Da’Zarionna Jackson, 5, were taken today at 3:48 p.m. from the 2900 block of DuPont Avenue North in Minneapolis by an acquaintance of their mother."

Their father, Ryan Edward Matthews, 32, is believed to be driving a black 2006 Chevy Equinox, either Minnesota plate ERT 526 or possibly FZS 637.

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"The children’s mother has reported that Matthews has threatened to harm the children and law enforcement," the BCA says.

Raziah is wearing a yellow unicorn shirt with pink shorts, while Da'Zarionna is wearing flowery shorts and a green shirt.

Ryan Matthews is described as 6 feet tall and weighing 250 lbs. He has black hair and brown eyes, and was wearing a tan Nike shirt & pants.

Anyone with information should call 911.

Note: The details provided in this story are based on the police’s latest version of events, and may be subject to change.

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