2 Missing Harris County Children Found Safe; Father in Custody

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HARRIS COUNTY - UPDATE: According to Harris County Sheriff’s deputies, the two Atascocita children that were missing Friday night are safe with their grandparents and their father is in police custody.

An Amber Alert was issued for Faith Adams, 2, and Heidi Adams, 4, after they had been taken by their father Charles Adams, 31, hours after he pistol whipped their mother.

Adams was believed to be holding the young children inside a home in Atascocita and a brief SWAT standoff occurred. When they entered the home, Adams was gone.

Admas was later found and the children were safe with their grandparents. One of the siblings had minor injuries.

Their mother was reportedly in good condition and being treated at the hospital.

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The Harris County Sheriff's office has issued an Amber Alert that includes Brazos and nearby counties.

Investigators are on the look out for a 2004 black Escalade license plate BM3-2547, and say two missing girls could be inside. 2-year-old Faith Adams and her 4-year-old sister Heidi were allegedly taken by their biological father, Charles Adams around 7pm Friday.

Police say he shot their mother and took off with the children. Investigators say they could be in danger and that they were still missing as of 10:30pm Friday.

If you know anything at all, call police.

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