UPDATE: The children have been located safely. Their father, Fernando Marez-Carreas, is still at-large. He is a person of interest in this case. Police say the children are safe and being reunited with their mother.
ST. CHARLES, Mo. – The St. Charles Police Department has issued an Amber Alert for two children, 1-year-old Alexia Marez; and 3-year-old Fernando Marez, who were abducted at 2009 Santa Monica St. at 10:30 a.m. Friday, FOX 2 Now reports.
The vehicle description is a tan 4 -door passenger car bearing partial MO or IL license, E15, last seen leaving westbound from the scene.
The possible suspect is 24-year-old Fernando Marez-Carreas, the biological father, who allegedly physically assaulted the mother of the children and threatened to kill one of the children before leaving the scene with another unknown male and female.
Marez-Carreas, 5’7″ and 145 pounds, was wearing a blue t-shirt, black vest, dark blue jeans, and champion shoes. He has tattoos of the children’s names on both arms.
Alexia Marez has black hair and was wearing a white and pink flower onesie and blue pants.
Fernando Marez-Carreas has black hair and was last seen wearing a blue shirt and grey sweatpants.
Anyone who sees the abducted children, suspect, associates, or vehicle, or anyone having any information related to the Amber Alert should immediately dial 911 to contact the nearest law enforcement agency or call the St. Charles Police Department at 636-949-3300.