Amber Alert update: No leads in abduction of 4 kids from Boyle Heights, police say

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Los Angeles police said Sunday they have no solid leads that might help find two parents who allegedly abducted their four children from their maternal grandmother's home.

A statewide Amber Alert was issued early Saturday after the children — two boys ages 5 and 7, and twin 1-year-old girls — were taken.

Los Angeles Police Officer Sally Madera told the Associated Press that while detectives are actively working the case, "as of right now, unfortunately, there have been no leads." 

Police said the children were in protective custody with their grandmother because their father was physically abusive. 

"The children were taken from their grandmother's house," Madera told KPCC. "DCFS [the Department of Children and Family Services] put them into protective custody and allowed them to stay with grandma since the mother and the father had a history of domestic violence."

Police said the suspects fled in a dark-colored PT Cruiser with paper license plates and a missing right-rear hubcap.

Police are asking the public to report possible sighting by calling 911 or the Los Angeles Police Department at (323) 342-4101.

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