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Amber Alert for 2 kids taken by suicidal mom

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UPDATE: Officers located Ramona Vega and her two kids at about 9 p.m. All three were found safe and unharmed in the Town of Maricopa.


MARICOPA - An Amber Alert has been issued after a mom reportedly took off with her two children.

Authorities say 25-year-old Ramona Vega got into a verbal argument with her husband on Friday at about noon.

She left with their two kids, Armando who is 7 months old and his 3-year-old sister, Esmeralda. The boy weighs about 15 pounds and has brown hair and brown eyes and his sister weighs about 30 pounds and has brown hair and brown eyes as well.

Pinal County Sheriff's deputies tell 3TV the mother was threatening to take her own life.

She was last seen at about 5 p.m. in a 2007 maroon Chrysler PT Cruiser. 3TV has not yet obtained a license plate number.