TAMPA, Fla. (FOX 13) - Two children who were taken by their father have been found safe, but their father is still at large.
The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office said Sunday evening that 8-year-old Janessa Hart and 10-month-old Tawfik Hart Jr. have been found and are in safe custody.
Investigators said their father, Tawfik Hart, broke into the home where his daughter was staying and forcibly removed her, shoving a caregiver out of the way as he took the child to his car. http://www.fox13news.com/news/local-news/hillsborough-deputies-searching-for-man-who-broke-into-home-and-fled-with-his-children
Deputies are still searching for Hart, who is believed to be driving a white Cadillac with Georgia plate RMV7486.
Anyone with information about the suspect, who faces charges of burglary and interference of child custody, should contact 911 or the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office at (813) 247-8200.
UPDATE: The children in this matter have both been located and are in safe custody. Tawfik Dimion Hart Is still at large. Anyone with information as to Hart's location is asked to call HCSO using 911 or 813-247-8200, our non-emergency line. pic.twitter.com/9qaslhXHnp— HCSO (@HCSOSheriff) May 13, 2019