Amber alert canceled: Who is Noah Gabriel Trout? Boy, 2, abducted from Virginia church nursery rescued
Nancy Fridley and Bobby Lee Taylor, were arrested and charged with abducting the toddler
UPDATE: Noah Gabriel Trout was found safe on Monday, May 3, around 1.30pm, according to the Giles County Sheriff's Department and the Amber alert has been canceled. Nancy Fridley and Bobby Lee Taylor, were arrested and charged with abducting the toddler. Read more here.
GILES COUNTY, VIRGINIA: An Ambert alert has been issued for a missing two-year-old boy who authorities said was abducted from a church in Giles County around noon on Sunday, May 2.
According to the State police department, Noah Gabriel Trout "is believed to be in extreme danger". The boy was last seen inside the nursery at Riverview Baptist Church in Ripplemead at around noon. "Noah was taken from the nursery at Riverview Baptist Church in Ripplemead by an unidentified female," officials with the Giles County Sheriff's Office said. The unidentified woman was possibly wearing a blue jacket, blue jeans, black tennis shoes and a black beanie.
"The female left with Noah in a dark-colored van or SUV," deputies with the Giles County Sheriff's Office said, adding they believe the vehicle may be heading for West Virginia. The police department has also released a snapshot of Noah being led from the church by the suspected woman.
Noah was last seen wearing a gray shirt with an orange puffer jacket. He is described as being 2 feet 9 inches tall and weighing 33 pounds and has blond hair, blue eyes and a red birthmark on the back of his neck, according to deputies. No suspects in the abduction have yet been identified. The FBI has now joined the search for the woman who was spotted with the young boy.
Last month, an Amber alert was issued for an eight-year-old boy who was in danger after allegedly being taken away by his father. A statement released on April 4, 2021, by the police department of Clayton County, stated that cops arrived at 2000 Block of Brighton Trail after receiving a complaint of a domestic disturbance. The boy was later found safe. On April 15, 2021, another Amber alert was issued for a two-year-old girl from Griffin, Georgia, who went missing. The girl was been identified as Amina Cole. This amber alert was also canceled after she was found with a 21-year-old woman named Johnetta Taylor, she was identified as a suspect and was taken into custody.
Anyone who has seen Noah or has information about the case is urged to call the Giles County Sheriff’s Office at 540-921-3842 or 911.