Manatee County Sheriff’s Office locates 4 missing children and their mother

Manatee County

Manatee County Sheriff’s Office

UPDATE: Deputies say Jessica and her 4 children have been located and are all safe.

MANATEE COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) – The Manatee County Sheriff’s Office is looking for four missing children and their mother for a welfare check.

Detectives are looking for 34-year-old Jessica Jackson and her four children:

  • Six-year-old Janilah Kendricks
  • Seven-year-old Jamoni Kendricks
  • Twelve-year-old Anthony Thomas
  • Thirteen-year-old Jamarius Thomas

Detectives have received an allegation of possible neglect, and want to locate the children so they can check on their well-being.

Deputies say one of the children was last seen attending school on Sept. 9. Jackson nor any of the children have been in contact with other family members for several weeks.

Jackson does not have a current address, and has a history of moving around with her children.

Anyone with information on their whereabouts is asked to contact the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office at (941) 747-3011.

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