2 kids found safe in Flint following Amber Alert, reports say

Posted at 8:28 AM, Mar 22, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-22 17:02:33-04

9:58 a.m.

WJRT is reporting that the children have been found safe on the north side of Flint.

9 a.m.

An Amber Alert has now been issued for the two children taken in a vehicle that was stolen from a gas station near Flint this morning. 

Our sister station, WJRT, is reporting that a 2-year-old and 9-month-old were in the dark blue Monte Carlo when it was stolen around 7 a.m. at an Admiral gas station on the 4000 block of South Saginaw in Burton.

The vehicle reportedly has tinted windows and is a 2000 model. 

Arianna Buning, 2, is described as being 3'0" tall and 28 pounds with brown hair and hazel eyes. Lincoln Buning, 9 months old, is about 2'0" tall and 22 pounds with brown hair and blue eyes. 

The man who took them is described as a black male, about 5'10" and 300 pounds. He was reportedly wearing a red sweatshirt. 

WNEM spoke with the mother who said she was in the gas station buying cigarettes and a lighter when she saw the man jump into her car. 

Anyone with information is asked to call police immediately.