January 15, 2019 2:10 am
Updated: January 15, 2019 9:48 pm

Missing 12-year-olds who took family car located: RCMP

WATCH: Two kids were found safe on Tuesday after the 12-year-olds left Innisfail​ Monday morning and were last seen in Airdrie that evening. Tracy Nagai has more.

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Two children missing since Monday have been found safe in Airdrie, Alta., RCMP said Tuesday.

Police thanked the public for their help in the search in a Tuesday morning news release.

On Monday, RCMP in central Alberta was asking the public’s help in trying to locate two children.

Police said a 12-year-old boy travelled to Innisfail, Alta., early on Monday morning where he met up with a 12-year-old girl and left the area in a family car.

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RCMP believed at the time the two children were trying to make their way to Radium, B.C.

The dark blue Chevrolet Cavalier they were travelling in was spotted in Airdrie at about 9 p.m. on Monday night.

“Public tips were received which led the RCMP to locate the children this morning,” police said.

WATCH: Two kids were found safe and sound on Tuesday following a frightening 24 hours for family members. RCMP said the 12-year-olds left Innisfail​ Monday morning and were last seen in Airdrie that evening. Lisa MacGregor has more.

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