LIMA, Ohio (WTVN) -- A Missing Child Advisory has been issued from Ohio to Florida for four Lima children, believed to be with their mother and a man who's considered armed and dangerous.
Police say Marianne Merritt took the kids and doesn't have any custodial rights.
Charles Perkins, 39, has been known to be abusive towards kids and has warrants out for his arrest. He's believed to be with Merritt.
The children --9-year old Patience Wilson, 13-year old Damara Crowley, 12-year old Benjamin Crowley, and 8-year old Damien Crowley -- were last seen at a home on North Main Street in Lima around 1:30 Tuesday morning.
They're believed to be in a dark blue 2000 Chrysler minivan, with a white front passenger door, Ohio plate FMQ-3175.
If you have any information, call your local police department.
(Photo: Lima Police/ABC6-FOX28)