2 missing Highlands County children found safe

Writer: Derrick Shaw
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(Left to right) 1-month-old Kinyin Barfield (baby girl) 1-year-old John Barfield (baby boy) and 30-year-old Jessica Wooten. Credit: via Florida Department of Law Enforcement.

UPDATE: According to law enforcement, the two children have been found and are safe.

Florida Department of Law Enforcement has issued a Missing Child Alert for two children out of Avon Park in Highlands County Thursday, who are possibly in the company of an adult.

According to FDLE, 1-month-old Kinyin Barfield (baby girl) and 1-year-old John Barfield (baby boy) were last seen in the area of the 1000 block of Canberra Circle in Avon Park.

They might be with 30-year-old Jessica Wooten.

It’s unconfirmed what relationship the children have with Wooten.

Anyone with information can contact FDLE at 1-888-FL MISSING (1-888-356-4774) the FDLE website, or contact Highlands County Sheriff’s Office at 1-863-402-7200 or dial 911.

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