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UPDATE: Mother of missing children arrested

Posted: 3:45 PM, Dec 18, 2018
Updated: 2018-12-19 14:33:17Z
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BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — UPDATE (5:53 a.m., Wednesday, Dec. 19): The mother of the missing children, Zachiah Pratt has been arrested by the Kern County Sheriff's Office.

According to KCSO, Pratt was arrested at 12:37 a.m. Wednesday.

Pratt is facing charges of child stealing and contempt of court amongst other charges.

She's being held on $32,500 bail. She's set to be in court Friday at 8 a.m.

The whereabouts of the children is not known.

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The Kern County District Attorney's Office Abduction Unit needs the public's help finding two children who were abducted by their mother on November 10, 2018.

The children, Zerenity and Anthony Coleman were abducted by their mother Zachiah Pratt, who does not have custodial rights.

Zerenity is 21 months old and is described as a black female at 3 feet 5 inches tall and 22 pounds with black hair and brown eyes.

Anthony is 11 months old and is described as a black male at 3 feet tall and 14 pounds with black hair and brown eyes.

Their mother, Pratt is 21-years-old and is described as a black female at 5 feet 7 inches tall at approximately 185 pounds with black hair and brown eyes.

Both Zerenity and Anthony are considered at risk and are believed to be in the Bakersfield or Shafter area.

Anyone with information on their whereabouts is asked to call the DA's office Bureau of Investigation at (661) 868-7603, Monday thru Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. or KCSO at (661) 861-3110 at any time.