FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WTVD) -- Two Fayetteville children were found safe by law enforcement in South Carolina late Thursday night after their mother was accused of kidnapping them.
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.