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Amber Alert canceled after Idaho children found

Jun 27, 2022, 7:11 AM | Updated: 9:24 am
(Nampa Police Department/Facebook)...
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UPDATE: Idaho police say an Amber Alert that was issued Monday morning has been canceled after two children, who were allegedly abducted by their babysitter, were found safe.

“The children from the Nampa AMBER Alert have been located safe. The person of interest has also been located. We are still investigating the circumstances.”

Original story continues below.


NAMPA, Idaho — Nampa police have issued an Amber Alert for two children they say were abducted by their babysitter who may be using drugs.

The victims were identified as Malik and Sapphira Holmberg. They were last seen Monday morning in Nampa near 423 14th Ave. S.

The suspect was identified as Sierra Martinez. Police say she was driving a blue 2003 Honda Pilot and may be heading to the Lake Lowell area.

Anyone with information on their whereabouts was asked to call police at 208-465-2257 or dial 911.

Suspect descriptions

Sapphira Holmberg

Age now: 11 months
Sex: Female
Skin: White
Hair: Brown
Eyes: Brown
Height: 2’00”
Weight: 25 lbs
Description: Has a white patch scar under her armpit

Malik Holmberg

Age now: 1
Sex: Male
Skin: White
Hair: Brown
Eyes: Blue
Height: 2’08”
Weight: 35 lbs
Description: Has a freckle on left ear, birthmark on back of head at the base of neck and birthmark on center of the chest

Suspect description

Sierra Ruby Martinez

Age now: 20
Sex: Female
Skin: White
Hair: Brown
Eyes: Green
Height: 5’03”
Weight: 165 lbs
Description: Dark hair with one side shaven

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Amber Alert canceled after Idaho children found