Missing Texas girls found safe, AMBER Alert canceled

Police say the suspect is believed to have some mental health issues.

AMBER Alert issued for missing girls
Chris Petty (Source: Waco PD)
Chris Petty (Source: Waco PD)

WACO, TEXAS (KSLA) - An AMBER Alert has been canceled after two missing girls, four and three-years-old, were found on Thursday morning.

, T’Shanti Battle, 4, and Thariyah Battle, 3, were believed to be with Chris Petty, however, according to Waco Police Department, Chris Petty is no longer a suspect.

The children's mother went to sleep at 1 p.m. on Wednesday and woke up at 11 p.m. She left the children in the care of Petty.

However, when she woke up, the children and Petty were gone.

Update to Missing Children The missing children, T’Shanti Battle and Thariyah Battle, from this morning’s case have...

Posted by Waco Police Department on Thursday, May 2, 2019

An investigation into the girl’s disappearance is ongoing.

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