18-month-old, mother found safe after Amber Alert

BRIGHTON, Colo. -- An 18-month-old girl and her mother were found safe in Colorado after an Amber Alert on Sunday morning.

The two were found safe somewhere in Colorado after going missing from Brighton early Sunday morning, the Brighton Police Department said.

Authorities became worried about Madilynn Ronquillo after her mother, 28-year-old Brittany Martinez of Rio Rancho, New Mexico, sent concerning text messages with relatives.

Family said she appeared "emotionally distraught, causing concern for her child's safety."

Authorities did not release any additional details.