Fayetteville Police Department officers searched for 8-year-old Hezekiah Taylor and 4-year-old Jaaliya Taylor after 33-year-old Deanne Brooks was accused of kidnapping them from the 1100 block of Sleepy Hollow Drive just after 9:30 p.m.
Officers said Brooks lost custody of the children in Florida.
According to a news release, the two children are in the process of being reunited with their grandmother.
Police believed Brooks was heading back to Palm Bay, Florida with the children.
|Parental Abduction|— Fayetteville Police (@FayettevillePD) March 20, 2020
--Please be on the lookout for Hezekiah Taylor (B/M, 8 y.o. last seen wearing red pants and a white shirt) and Jaaliya Taylor (B/F, 4 y.o. last seen wearing pink pants and pink shirt). pic.twitter.com/GYRVfi07wa