Girl, Mother Found Safe After Amber Alert Issued; Suspects Still Sought

Police searched Friday night for two men accused of kidnapping of a 1-year-old girl and her mother who have been found safe at a relative's house.

The kidnapping of Deleyza Ceron from Porterville, California prompted an Amber Alert. She and her mother, Maria Sanchez Palomares, were reported safe Friday night, police said.

The mother had been assaulted, but her condition was not known.

Police were searching for two men: Valentin Angel Villasenor, 20, 5-foot-6, with a thin build, black hair, mustache and brown eyes. Police are also searching for Juan Santos Martinez, 40, 5-foot-2, 140 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. They're armed and dangerous, police said.

The suspects were last seen driving a mid 1990s white Chevrolet or GMC sport utility vehicle, possibly a suburban, with an unknown Washington license plate number.

The rear window of the vehicle is broken out and covered in white tape. The left rear window is inoperative and in the down position.

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