UPDATED STORY (6:58 PM) | PCSO Detectives have made contact, located, and ensured Kelli Alderman and the her two kids are safe.
A judge in Georgia has rescinded the original court order granting the father custody of the children. The family is no longer missing and the case is closed in Polk County.
ORIGINAL STORY | Polk County deputies are looking for a mother and two children, who went missing after a court ordered the kids be returned to their father.
Kelli Rae Alderman, 39, and her two boys Sid and Ace Large, 9 and 5, have not been seen since a custody hearing Tuesday afternoon, and the kids are considered endangered.
Alderman is suspected to be driving a 2016 gray Toyota Corolla with Georgia tag RFT6238. Her last known residence was with her mother, Faye Louise Adams, in Lakeland, but nobody was home when investigators went to the house.
Her mother's car is missing from the house as well, a 2010 gray Lexus ES350 with Florida tag HBXS56.
The kids both have brown hair and brown eyes. The older son is about 4' tall and weighs about 85 lbs. while the younger son is about 3' tall and weighs about 35 lbs.
Their father, Dennis Hagood of Homerville, Ga. has a court order from both Georgia ad Polk County to have custody of the children.
If anyone has any information regarding the whereabouts of Alderman, the children, or Adams, please contact Detective Maria Sorensen at 863-287-7441 or the Polk County Sheriff's Office at 863-298-6200.