Hillsborough County
Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 16-185 (16-184)

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • May 2, 2016
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Information Office : piooffice@hcso.tampa.fl.us
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    Missing Juveniles Located

    The juveniles were discovered trying to climb back over a fence near the rear of the property of A Kid's Place.
    • Friday
    • April 29, 2016
    • Time: 7:07 PM
    • A Kid's Place
    • 1715 Lithia Pinecrest Road
    • Brandon, Florida


    The four runaway juveniles from A Kid's Place in Brandon have been located. On April 29, at approximately 7:07 pm the juveniles were discovered trying to climb back over the fence near the rear of the property of A Kid's Place.

    Preliminary information is that they originally ran away to a nearby park and then broke into an abandoned residence in the area by breaking a window. They stayed at the abandoned residence all day today and were attempting to return when they were discovered.

    Detectives will be interviewing the children and have them medically cleared.


    1). Nelson, Allison DOB 12/18/11
    (4 years old) 3'08"/ 39 lbs. W/F Brown eyes, Brown hair

    2). Gonzalez, Anabella 08/03/05
    (10 years old) 4'06"/ 66 lbs. W/F Brown eyes, Brown hair

    3). Gonzalez, Heavenlynn 07/30/04
    (11 years old) 4'07" / 86 lbs. W/F Brown eyes, Brown hair

    4). Smith, Ashlyn 11/28/02
    (13 years old) 5"06" / 120 W/F Blue eyes, Blonde hair

    Previous News Release 16-184:

    On 04/29/16, at approximately 0020 hours, A Kids Place (Private Foster Care), located at 1715 Lithia Pinecrest Road Brandon 33511, staff who reside with the children discovered during a head count that 4 juveniles were missing from their beds. It is believed that the kids climbed out of a window and either climbed the fence or were able to squeeze through an opening at the gate. All juveniles are wearing unknown clothing at the time they were missing, The time that they were last seen was at approximately 2200 hours. All juveniles have no medical issues or disabilities, and do not take any medication.

    Allison, Anabella, Heavenlynn Gonzalez are all related as sisters. The above listed juveniles are to be considered Endangered Runaways at this time.

    Anyone with any information reference the whereabouts of the runaways is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office at 247-8200
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