UPDATE 8:00 a.m.: The Amber Alert has been canceled after Abbigail and Gabriella were found safe in Great Falls.

UPDATE 3:22: Billings Police have updated their search criteria for today's Amber Alert, after the Gold/Silver KIA was found unoccupied in Billings. The suspects are now believed to be traveling in a Blue/Gray 1994 GMC Suburban, Montana license plate 3C9021H.


The Billings Police Department has issued an amber alert asking for the public to be on the lookout for a 1997 Kia Sephia, gold in color with a Montana license plate #BNB297.

A release states "two small children abducted by non custodial parents under life threatening circumstances believed to be heading to Great Falls Montana"

Lt. Casey Hafner described the two missing children as "Abbigail Stratton, born June 13, 2015. She is 2-feet tall with brown eyes, black hair and weighs 20 pounds and Gabriella Stratton was born February 23, 2013. She is 3-feet-tall with brown eyes, black hair and weighs 80 pounds."

The two suspects are Maria Sandoval, 33, born on March 19, 1982 and Donald Stratton, 34, born on April 28, 1981. Who are the children's non-custodial parents.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the Billings Police department at 406 657-8460.

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