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Amber Alert deactivated after Brighton kids safely located

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Posted at 10:30 AM, May 04, 2024
and last updated 2024-05-06 08:28:56-04

UPDATE | 11:43 A.M. May 4 — An Amber Alert issued for three missing Brighton kids has been deactivated after the three were safely located, according to the Brighton Police Department.

Police arrested 30-year-old Justena Tomasino for allegedly violating a parental custody order and abducting her three biological children. Tomasino was taken into custody in Colorado Springs.

BRIGHTON, Colo. — Police in Brighton issued an Amber Alert Saturday morning after three kids — ages 12, 10 and 6 — were taken by their non-custodial parent.

The kids were last seen in the Colorado Springs area, according to a bulletin from the Colorado Bureau of Investigations.

Authorities believe the three kids were taken around 1:30 a.m. Saturday from the 1600 block of Jennifer Street in Brighton.

Family members called police after discovering the children missing.

The suspect and the three kids may be in a dark blue 2017 Audi A4. Authorities said the suspect may be traveling eastbound from the Colorado Springs area.

If seen, call 911 or Brighton police at 303-655-2300.

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