Suspect in Amber Alert caught; mom and child found safe

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AURORA, Colo. -- The man suspected of kidnapping an Aurora woman and her young son at gunpoint on Wednesday morning has been taken into custody.

The woman and her 3-year-old son are safe, the Aurora Police Department said. The suspect's vehicle was located in Boulder, investigators said.

The Colorado Bureau of Investigation formally issued an Amber Alert about 1:30 p.m., about two hours after police said the mother and child were kidnapped at gunpoint in Denver.

At about 8:30 a.m., the Denver Police Department got a report that the woman and her son were being held at gunpoint.

When officers responded, there was no one there, Aurora police said.

While Aurora officers were talking to family members, dispatchers got reports of a hit-and-run crash at Smoky Hill Road and South Buckley Road involving a vehicle registered to the suspect, Sergio Martinez.

The car is a white 2013 Subaru Legacy with Colorado license plate QIZ-384.

"Sergio is considered armed and dangerous do not approach, call 911 if you see the vehicle, him or the child," Aurora police said.