LEXINGTON, Tenn. – Law enforcement officials in Tennessee are looking for a man in the abduction of four children and their mother, who later were found safe.
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says 1-year-old Damaryious Crout, 3-year-old Tayvious Crout, 2-year-old Amaylah Manley and the 8-year-old Adrik Manley were taken early Sunday in Lexington, Tennessee, along with their mother, 31-year-old Amanda Manley Crout.
The TBI says that the children who were later found safe in Lexington, approximately 110 miles (177 kilometers) northeast of Memphis.
The statement says the warrants were issued on the aggravated kidnapping and aggravated assault charges for the 28-year-old Octivas Crout, who is the father of Damaryious and Tayvious Crout.
The statement says Octivas Crout continues to be strong. He is also known as Octavious Forest. He is a black man who is 6 feet 1 and 195 pounds.