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Authorities say missing Hillsborough children found and safe

Hillborough 3 missing children
Posted at 8:49 PM, Jul 16, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-17 15:11:57-04

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla — UPDATE: Officials say the children were located safely.

The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is asking for help to find three missing children.

Jerreece Mitchell Jr., 12, Joi Mitchell, 8, and one-month-old Clifford McNeil, were last seen on Brennan Circle in Town 'N Country on July 14, 2021, around 8 p.m.

Deputies say they have not located the children to check on their well-being.

Hillsborough's Child Protection Division has obtained a "Take Into Custody Order" for all three children. Deputies say they could be with their mother, Guecoba Dow, 37.

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"We simply want to make sure that these children are safe and being well taken cared of," said Sheriff Chad Chronister. "The safety of our children is a top priority of the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office and I urge anyone who may know something about where they are currently located to call us immediately."

If you have any information about the whereabouts of the children, and/or their mother, you can call the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office at (813) 247-8200.