WORCESTER, MASS. (WHDH) - Worcester police have located a mother and two children hours after they asked for the public’s help in finding them.

Tiffany Cancel, 47, Joaquin Cancel, 11, and Avery Cancel, 9, have been found safe, according to a post from Worcester police.

Worcester police thanked the public for their assistance.

Police say Cancel took the children from a Department of Children and Families facility. They were later located in New York.

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