(Austin, MN) – The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension as issued an alert for five children missing in Southern Minnesota.
According to the Mower County Sheriff’s Office, 10-year-old Mateo Cooley and 11-year-old Mollycia Cooley and 16-year-old Morgan Cooley were last seen around 10:30pm Saturday night in Rose Creek, which is a small town about 6 miles southeast of Austin.
The other two, 13-year-old Mojo and 17-year-old Marco were not seen but it is possible all five are traveling with their mother, 39-year-old Izetta Cooley.
Izetta Cooley is court ordered not to have contact with the children and because of recent events authorities are concerned for their welfare.
Izetta Cooley is 5’04”, 180 pounds with brown eyes and brown hair.
Izetta’s residence is in Moorhead, but it is unclear where they may be heading. It is possible they are staying in a hotel.
They are believed to be traveling in a black 2007 Suzuki XL7 with MN license plate 103WJC.
If you think you have seen the Cooley children or have info regarding their whereabouts please contact the Mower County SO at 507-437-9400 or dial 911.
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