12/13/2014 07:28 EST | Updated 02/12/2015 05:59 EST

Missing girls found in Nigara Falls after Amber Alert

Niagara Regional Police have issued an update on two missing girls, saying they have been located and are safe. The children were found in Niagara Falls, police said in a news release Saturday morning.

Police had issued an Amber Alert for the girls, missing since late Friday afternoon.

The alert said the girls, ages 3 and 5, had been allegedly abducted by their mother, who doesn't have custody of the children.