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UPDATE: Columbus kids subject of Endangered/Missing Child Alert found safe

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Cylis and Marlie Vaughn

Cylis and Marlie Vaughn

UPDATE: Friday

JACKSON, Miss. (WTVA) — The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation says two children from Columbus have been found safe after their disappearance Thursday led to an Endangered/Missing Child Alert being issued.

Columbus Police Captain Rick Jones says the children and their father were found in Texas.

He adds the kids are okay and the dad was cooperative.

Original story

JACKSON, Miss. (WTVA) — The disappearance of two children from Columbus triggered an Endangered/Missing Child Alert by state law enforcement Thursday night.

The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation identified them as Cylis Vaughn, 1, and Marlie Vaughn, 4.

Cylis Vaughn was wearing a red t-shirt with grey lettering across the chest.

Marlie Vaughn was wearing a pink shirt with an animal print on it.

They are believed to be in a 2010 blue Chevrolet Malibu that someone saw heading west on Alabama Street in Columbus near Wendy’s.

You are asked to call the Columbus Police Department at 662-244-3500 if you see them or the car.

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