UPDATE — The Florida Department of Law Enforcement announced the cancellation of the alert just before 1 p.m. They say the girls have been located and are safe.
The sheriff's office says the children and their mother were found in Alabama. The investigation is ongoing.
No further information has been released at this time.
SEFFNER, Fla. — The Florida Department of Law Enforcement issued a missing child alert for three young girls in the Seffner area on Monday morning.
FDLE issued an alert for Iyana Sailor, 8, Nahlia Wade, 4, and Noelle Wade, 1. Authorities believe the girls may be traveling with their mother ShaunQue Sailor, 25, in a 2006 green Honda Ridgeline with Florida tag number NKAY80.
The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office says ShaunQue made threats to harm herself and her children. They believe ShaunQue could be in Tallahassee.
Have you seen Iyana Sailor, 8, Nahlia Wade, 4, & Noelle Wade, 1? Last seen at 12 a.m. Monday, March 9, at a home in Seffner. Mother Shaunque Sailor made threats to harm herself and her children. She could be in Tallahassee in a green Honda Ridgeline w/ FL tag NKAY80. #Retweet pic.twitter.com/oHlV7Blt3Z— HCSO #teamhcso (@HCSOSheriff) March 9, 2020
The children were last seen in the 6000 block of Williams Road in Seffner around 12 a.m. on Monday.
Iyana, 8, is described as a black female, 4 feet tall, 50 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. Nahlia, 4, is described as a black female, 3 feet tall, 50 pounds, black hair and brown eyes. Noelle, 1, is described as a black female, 50 inches tall, 25 pounds, black hair and brown eyes.
The adult they're believed to be with, ShaunQue Sailor is 5 feet 7 inches tall, 125 pounds, black hair and brown eyes.
If you have any information on the whereabouts of these children please contact the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office at 813-247-8000 or 911.