UPDATE: Two Missoula children were believed to be in danger, but were recovered safely by the Montana Highway Patrol shortly after authorities issued an AMBER alert.



The Missoula Police Department have issued an AMBER Alert as of just after 8:00 p.m. this evening.

The alert warned about Walter Watne, a noncustodial father suspected of kidnapping his 9-year-old son Owen and his 11-year-old daughter Kayliana. Watne is believed to be driving a Green 2003 Subaru Legacy wagon with Montana license plate BXE278, and is possibly en route from Missoula to Butte, Montana.

The children are believed to be in danger and anyone with information regarding there whereabouts is encouraged to call the Missoula Police Department at (406) 552-6300 or 911.