4 girls run away from Brandon foster care facility

Last Updated: Friday, April 29, 2016

Deputies are looking for four girls who ran away from a private foster care facility in Brandon.

The girls were discovered missing from A Kid's Place, located at 1715 Lithia Pinecrest Road, at 2 a.m. Friday. Staff members were conducting a head count when they realized they were missing from their beds. The last time they were seen was at 10 p.m. Thursday.

  • 4 girls last seen at 10 p.m. Thursday
  • Girls escaped from A Kid's Place on Lithia Pinecrest Road
  • Girls do not have medical issues or disabilities

Officials believe the girls climbed out of a window and either climbed a fence or were able to squeeze through an opening in the gate.

Deputies identified the girls as Ashlyn Smith, 13; Heavenlynn Gonzalez, 11; Anabella Gonzalez, 10; and Allison Nelson, 4. Heavenlynn, Anabella and Allison are all sisters.

Ashlyn is described as a white girl who is 5-feet-6 and weighs 120 pounds. She has blonde hair and blue eyes.

Heavenlynn is described as a white girl who is 4-feet-7 and weighs 86 pounds. She has brown hair and brown eyes.

Anabella is described as a white girl who is 4-feet-6 and weighs 66 pounds. She has brown hair and brown eyes.

Allison is described as a white girl who is 3-feet-8 and weighs 39 pounds. She has brown hair and brown eyes.

Officials say they don't know what clothing the girls were wearing when they went missing.

None of the girls have medical issues or disabilities, nor do they take any medication.

The girls are considered endangered runaways.

Anyone with information as to their whereabouts is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office at 813-247-8200.