Tennessee Amber Alert: 4 children abducted from Lexington

PUBLISHED Sun, May 28, 2017 - 9:30am EDT

A Tennessee Amber Alert has been issued for 4 children and their mother after they were allegedly abducted at gunpoint from Lexington, officials say. Anyone with information is urged to call 911 immediately. (more)

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The incident happened at about 3:50 a.m. on Sunday when 28-year-old Octivas Crout is accused of kidnapping the children and mother in Lexington, although specific details about the circumstances were not immediately released.

Warrants for Aggravated Kidnapping and Aggravated Assault have been issued for Crout.

Crout, who is the father of two of the children, is believed to have taken the children and woman in a dark brown 2010 Hyundai Sonata with Tennessee license plate 856QDG. It is unknown where they may be heading.

Crout is described as a 28-year-old black male with black hair and brown eyes, standing 6 feet 1 inch tall and weighing about 195 pounds. The woman, Amanda Manley Crout, is described as a 31-year-old white female with brown hair and blue eyes, standing 5 feet 4 inches tall and weighing 167 pounds.

The children are: 2-year-old Amaylah Manley, 3-year-old Tayvious Crout, 1-year-old Damaryious Crout, and 8-year-old Adrik Manley. All four children are described as biracial and have brown hair, according to the Lexington Police Department.

Anyone who sees the children, the mother, the suspect, or the suspect vehicle is urged to call 911 immediately, or call the Lexington Police Department at 731-968-666 if you have any other information that could help investigators.

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  Lexington, TN     





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