Gunpoint Kidnapping in West TN activates AMBER ALERT for 4 Kids and Mother.


UPDATE: The mother and children have been found, but the suspect remains at large. 5/28/17 9:45am.

A TENNESSEE STATEWIDE AMBER ALERT HAS BEEN ISSUED ON BEHALF OF THE LEXINGTON POLICE DEPARTMENT. 

A Tennessee Statewide AMBER Alert has been issued on the behalf of the Lexington Police Department for 2-year-old Amaylah Manley, 3-year-old Tayvious Crout, 1-year-old Damaryious Crout, and 8-year-old Adrik Manley.  

The children along with their mother, 31-year-old Amanda Manley Crout, were taken at gun point by Octivas Crout, father of Tayvious and Damaryious, at 3:50 a.m. Sunday morning. 

There are conflicting reports about where it happened. News 2 stated it happened in West Nashville, then changed the report to West Tennessee. Other reports have it going down in Lexington.

Crout who also goes by Octavious Woods is a 28-year-old black male with black hair, brown eyes, 6'1" tall and weighs 195lbs. 

They are believed to be in the mother's vehicle a dark brown 2010 Hyundai Sonata with TN registration 856QDG. 


Warrants for Aggravated Kidnapping and Aggravated Assault have been issued for Crout. If you have information pertaining to the victims, suspect or vehicle, please contact the Lexington Police Department at 731-968-6666 or TBI at 1-800-TBI-FIND. 


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(information courtesy TBI)