Missing Helena-West Helena Police children found, police say noncustodial father took them

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HELENA-WEST HELENA, Ark. — Three missing children from Helena-West Helena have been found, and police said their noncustodial father took them.

Police said Terry Houston, 30, took 8-year-old Xan’Terrian Houston, 7-year-old Xan’Naddy Houston and 4-year-old Xan’Trell Houston from a family member’s home around 6 p.m. Friday.

Police said Terry Houston is from Kankakee, Illinois, and traveled to Arkansas to take the kids. He does not have legal custody.

Saturday night, police said the kids had been found with Terry Houston. They are safe.

Police did not say whether Terry Houston will face charges.