Amber Alert canceled: Four Harris County children found safe

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by Michelle Homer

kens5.com

Posted on November 21, 2013 at 4:20 PM

Updated Thursday, Nov 21 at 6:53 PM

UPDATE 5:15 P.M.:

HOUSTON – An Amber Alert has been canceled for four missing children and their mother. The children were found safe Thursday evening.  

Police who issued the Amber Alert believed all five were abducted by the children’s father and they may be in danger.

They asked the public to help find: 9-month-old Natalie Torres; 2-year-old Isabel Torres; 7-year-old Eliezer Torres Jr.; 8-year-old Israel Torres; and their mother, 32-year-old Isila Rodriguez.

During a CPS investigation, Rodriguez came forward with information about the father endangering at least one of the children. A Harris County Family Court issued an order awarding emergency custody of the children to CPS.

CPS tried to take custody of the children on Monday but the family was gone.

No other details about where the children were found have been released.

Check back for more on this developing story.

ORIGINAL STORY

HOUSTON – An Amber Alert has been issued for four missing children and their mother. Police believe all five were abducted by the children’s father and they may be in danger.

Police are asking the public to help them find: 9-month-old Natalie Torres; 2-year-old Isabel Torres; 7-year-old Eliezer Torres Jr.; 8-year-old Israel Torres; and their mother, 32-year-old Isila Rodriguez.

During a CPS investigation, Rodriguez came forward with information about the father endangering at least one of the children. A Harris County Family Court issued an order awarding emergency custody of the children to CPS.

CPS tried to take custody of the children on Monday but the family was gone.

Police believe they are with 31-year-old Eliezer Torres. He is 6’8" tall and weighs approximately 340 pounds.

All of the children have brown hair and brown eyes, but no photo is available.

The family may be in a 2006 Silver Toyota Corolla, Texas license plate: CKG4377.

The suspect is believed to have family residing in Florida and may be going to Florida to hide the children.

Anyone with information about the children, suspect or vehicle is asked to immediately call the Harris County Sheriff’s Office at 713-986-3327.

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