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Two young girls found safe in Los Angeles after AMBER Alert issued

Suspect in custody
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Posted at 7:45 PM, May 05, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-06 11:07:53-04

KGTV - Two young girls were found safe after an AMBER Alert was issued Saturday evening, and the suspect is in custody, California Highway Patrol confirmed.

An AMBER Alert was issued around 7:15 p.m. Saturday evening for a 2014 black and purple Dodge Challenger, California license plate 7WKZ957.

The suspect, Anthony Lee Gaines, 29, called police himself after the AMBER Alert was issued, Los Angeles Police said.

The girls, ages five and seven, were at their grandmother's house with the suspect, police said.

This is a developing story. Stay tuned to 10News for more details.