The Citrus County Sheriff's Office said two children reported missing this weekend were found Monday in Catoosa County, Ga.
Authorities, who had issued an Amber Alert, said 3-year-old Rylan Williams and 1-year-old Mason Williams were safe.
According to deputies, 38-year-old Stacey Williams, who is homeless, burst into the Lecanto home of her children's guardian, hit the woman, and forcefully took her kidsfrom the home on Saturday, Sept. 17, at approximately 5:45 p.m.
Deputies said the court had placed the children with the victim and the mother had no legal rights to take them.
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The victim told deputies Williams texted her earlier wanting to see the children but was told no. Shortly after, deputies said the suspect barged in and told the victim not to call 911. When the victim attempted to call, deputies said the suspect grabbed the phone from her and broke it on the floor.
Deputies said she then grabbed the victim by the face causing scratches and redness. She picked up her children and carried them away, deputies said.
The sheriff's office had received information that suggested the suspect was headed to West Virginia.
A warrant was issued for Williams for charges of burglary with battery and interference with child custody.