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Both children found safe after GA Amber Alert, father in custody

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WALKER COUNTY, GA (FOX Carolina) -

Authorities have located two children who went missing out of Walker County, Georgia early Friday morning, according to a report from FOX 5 in Atlanta.

The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children said 3-month-old Elizabeth Faith Turner and 9-year-old Hanna Nicole Turner were last seen in the city on Thursday. A Levi's Call (Georgia's version of the Amber Alert) was issued for the children Thursday night.

Officials said the children were likely with their non-custodial father, Douglas Steven Turner, 36. Turner is 5'9" tall, 150 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. He and the children were believed to be traveling in a light-blue 1991 Chevy Astro van with Georgia license plate: #RCY9381.

The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children said the van has an orange pinstripe and an American flag symbol on rear passenger window/lower right corner. There is also a black tag on front of vehicle with Chevy emblem on it.

Just before 4:30 a.m. FOX 5 posted an update that the girls and their mother had been found safe and that the father had been taken into custody.

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