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Amber Alert issued for missing twins in 'extreme danger'

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POWDER SPRINGS, Ga. – An Amber Alert was issued for missing 2-year-old twins that were believed to be in 'extreme danger.'

The twins and their mother were later found on the same day.

Scarlet Lira and Kael Lira were abducted at knife point with their mother early Monday in Powder Springs (Ga.) by a 22-year-old man who is considered armed and dangerous.

WMAZ reports Scarlet has black hair and was last seen wearing a pink dress, while Kael, who also has black hair, was wearing a gray long-sleeve shirt and green pants.

Police say Jose Portillo is believed to be the suspect who took the children and their mother, Yajaira Lira Ramirez. He is driving a white 2016 Kia Sorrento with Georgia license plate CAP7259.

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