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3 missing Yuma children found, Amber Alert canceled

Evan and Alma Short fled with their three children in a black 2016 Dodge Ram, F7003B, in Yuma, Ariz. (Photos: Yuma Police Department)

PHOENIX — Three children who had been abducted in Yuma, triggering an Amber Alert were found late Wednesday, several hours after they went missing.

Police said the children were found safe at their grandparents’ home.

The suspects, their parents Evan and Alma Short, were still at large.

Tristan, 13, Aidian, 11, and June Short, 2, were taken away in a 2016 Dodge Ram truck around 1 p.m.

Authorities said Evan and Alma Short took the children after ignoring a court order to turn the three over to the Arizona Department of Child Services.

Tristan, Aidian and June Short (Photo: Yuma Police Department)

Tristan, Aidian and June Short (Photo: Yuma Police Department)

Officials said Evan and Alma are considered dangerous and should not attempt to be apprehended.

Police are asking residents to be on the lookout for a black 2016 Dodge Ram truck with the Arizona license plate F7003B.

Anyone with information involving their whereabouts can call Yuma Police at 928-783-4421.

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