UPDATE: The three children have been found safe, according to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.
A Florida Amber Alert was issued for three children in Central Florida. One of them was a 3-year-old boy.
The FDLE put out the alert Saturday morning. Officials say the names of the young children are Akeem Dorset, Makylah Brown, and Aliyah Brown. They were missing since Friday and were found shortly after police put out an Amber Alert.
Police said they were believed to be in the company of Venita Porter-Carter, who was last seen driving a 2010 white Suzuki Grand Vitara. The Florida tag number is 632RKB. It is unclear whether the children were ultimately located with her.
Three-year-old Akeem was last seen wearing a green shirt, green/white checkered shorts, and flip flops. Police say he has three ponytails in his hair.
Makylah Brown was last seen wearing a white/blue shirt, purple shorts, and flip flops. She has shoulder length hair and was wearing it in a ponytail.
Aaliyah Brown was last seen wearing a pink shirt, black/pink shorts, and flip flops. She has shoulder length hair and was wearing it wrapped in a bun.
The children were last seen near the 800 block of Oleander Street in New Smyrna Beach, Florida.
Police believe Porter-Carter was last seen wearing a Hazard green work shirt and jeans. She has braids in her hair, a tattoo of praying hands on her right calf, and varicose veins on her legs.