WATERBURY (WFSB) -- The grandmother of the missing Waterbury children spoke exclusively with Channel 3 on Saturday to make a plea for their safe return home.

Texas law enforcement officials issued an Amber Alert on Saturday for three missing, Waterbury children last seen in Sealy, Texas, 50 miles west of Houston. 

According to Waterbury police, 7-year-old Maddison McGrath, 5-year-old Dylan McGrath and 2-year-old Maryah Matthew were taken by their mother, 29-year-old Crystal McGrath last Saturday and have been missing since.

"She left the coats, the diaper bag and gone," said the grandmother of the children, who chose not to reveal her name to the public. "She took them without her coats."

Sealy, Texas Police said the children are in grave or immediate danger.

According to police, Crystal McGrath is allowed supervised visits with her children but violated the conditions when she left a McDonald's restaurant on Reidville Drive on Saturday, February 16th.

Maddison is described as a black female with brown eyes and black hair. She is about 4'0" and weighs about 40 Pounds. Dylan is described as a black male with green eyes and brown hair. He is about 4'0" and weighs about 50 pounds. 

Maryah Matthew is described as a black female with brown eyes and black hair. She is about 1'0" and weighs about 30 pounds. 

All three children are believed to be with Crystal McGrath who is operating a red or maroon sedan, believed to be either a Honda or Volvo with a Connecticut plate that reads 417-YTY.

Crystal McGrath was last seen wearing a black shirt and black pants/tights. She is believed to be in the company of her boyfriend, Lester Joy. 

Channel 3 found records indicating Joy is a registered sex offender. As for, McGrath, Channel 3 found online court records detailing two pending court cases out of Waterbury court for larceny and assault charges.

Waterbury Police said they are working with U.S. Marshals and Texas Police to facilitate a safe return for the children.

“This is an active and open investigation. Waterbury Police are pursuing all leads which will help locate these three missing children and safely return them home," wrote Waterbury Police Chief Fred Spagnolo in a press release.

"Bring them home. You are confusing them. They're probably scared. Yes, you're the mom. But they don't know what's happening. Bring them home," said the children's grandmother.

Anyone with information is asked to call Waterbury Police at 203-574-6911.

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