MISSING: Southern MN children taken by mother, authorities concerned for welfare

- UPDATE: There is now an active warrant for Izetta Cooley’s arrest. It is possible that they are not all together.

The Mower County sheriff’s office is asking for help finding five children who were last seen Saturday night in Rose Creek, Minnesota.

Mateo Cooley, 10; Mollycia Cooley, 11; Mojo Cooley, 13; Morgan Cooley, 16; and Marco Cooley, 17 were last seen around 10:30 p.m. Saturday. Their mother, 39-year-old Izetta Cooley, is court ordered not to have contact with the children.

Izetta Cooley came to children's home and took them. It is believed that Marco Cooley, 16 (not pictured), is also traveling with them.

Because of recent events authorities are concerned for their welfare.

Izetta Cooley is 5’4”, 180 pounds with brown eyes and brown hair. They are believed to be traveling in a black 2007 Suzuki XL7 with MN license plate 103WJC.

Izetta Cooley’s residence is in Moorhead, Minnesota, but it is unclear where they may be heading. It is possible they are staying in a hotel.

If you think you have seen the Cooley children or have info regarding their whereabouts please contact the Mower County Sheriff's Office at 507-437-9400 or dial 911.

The Mower County Sheriff's Office will provide media updates each morning at 9 a.m. at the Mower County Law Enforcement Center at 201 First St. NE in Austin, Minnesota 55912.

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