Two Ohio boys, ages 5 and 7, may be in jeopardy after being taken by their father.

The following release was issued Friday morning by state police:

A Statewide Silver Alert has been declared.

The Michigan State Police is investigating the disappearance of Ace Shaffer and Cruz Shaffer. Ace is a 7 year old white male, 3 feet 10 inches, 40 pounds, brown hair with brown eyes, and was last seen wearing a blue and red Under Armor T-shirt, Batman sandals, and blue jeans. Cruz is a 5 year old white male, 3 feet 10 inches, 40 pounds, brown hair with brown eyes, and was last seen wearing a Blue shirt with a dinosaur eating an X-Box controller, blue jeans, and Spiderman sandals. Ace and Cruz are believed to be in the company of their father, James Shaffer. James is a 30 year old white male, 5 feet 5 inches, 140 pounds, brown hair with brown eyes. James, Ace, and Cruz were last seen in a black 2003 to 2005 Chevrolet Suburban with a possible Indiana license plate D349RX.

The boys were last seen in Bryan, Ohio last Friday at 11:00am.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Michigan State Police at 734-242-3500 or 911.