Father, 3 children sought by Fort Atkinson police found safe in South Carolina

FORT ATKINSON — Fort Atkinson police said Monday, July 30 a father and three children police had been searching for were found safe in South Carolina.

Officials said Hui Zhu took the children against the wishes of their mother (his wife) on Monday, July 23.

Police said Sunday, July 29 information was received to indicate Zhu may be armed with a firearm, and urged caution.

Officials said Zhu left with $7,000 cash and the children’s birth certificates.

According to police, Zhu — who also goes by the nickname “Kenny” — spoke with his wife around 10 a.m. on July 23, and said he was at O’Hare Airport, and was going to take the children to China.

Again, the father and children have all been located.