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UPDATE: Michigan AMBER Alert canceled, suspect in custody

Posted: 4:00 AM, Aug 30, 2018
Updated: 2018-08-30 16:37:38Z
AMBER ALERT: Three children missing from Sturgis
AMBER ALERT: Three children missing from Sturgis
AMBER ALERT: Three children missing from Sturgis
AMBER ALERT: Three children missing from Sturgis

UPDATE: The AMBER Alert has been canceled. Police say the suspect is in custody and the children are safe.

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An AMBER Alert has been issued for three children reported missing from Sturgis, Michigan.

Sturgis Police say they responded to a domestic complaint where the father allegedly assaulted the mother and took off with the kids.

The father, Fernando Mendoza Cruz fled with 2-year-old Aldo Cruz, 4-year-old Matteo Nieves and 5-year-old Chelsey Lopez.

Fernando Mendoza Cruz is believed to be armed with a handgun.

Police are looking for a black 2009 Chevy Traverse with the Michigan license plate number: DWH9204.

Investigators believe Cruz has been near Freemont, Indiana. Anyone who sees him is asked to call 911 or Sturgis PD at 269-651-3231.