Woman, 44, is charged with abducting two-year-old Amber Alert boy from Virginia church nursery after he’s found at house 75-miles away
- Noah Gabriel Trout, 2, was found safe on Monday afternoon
- He went missing on Sunday from the nursery around noon at Riverview Baptist Church in Ripplemead, Virginia
- He was seen being led out of the building by a woman in a black beanie
- Nancy Fridley, 44, has been arrested with abducting the child
- Noah has been reunited with is family, according to the Giles County Sheriff’s Office
A missing two-year-old boy who was seen being led out of a Virginia church by an has been found safe and a 44-year-old woman has been charged with abducting him.
Noah Gabriel Trout was found safe on Monday afternoon around 1.30pm, according to the Giles County Sheriff’s Department.
He was found at the home of Nancy Fridley, about 75 miles away from the church.
The 44-year-old has been charged with abducting Noah, who has since been reunited with his family.
It’s unclear if Fridley is known to Noah or his family.
During a press conference, Giles County Sheriff’s department said investigators tracked a person of interest to a home in Clifton Forge, Virginia, according to Fox19.
After conducting surveillance there, they found a boy who matched Noah’s description. Although Noah ‘seemed fine’, he was taken to hospital for evaluation.
Noah Gabriel Trout was last seen inside the nursery around noon at Riverview Baptist Church in Ripplemead, Virginia. He was reportedly taken by an unknown female. He has blond hair, blue eyes and a red birthmark on the back of his neck
The FBI has released a photo of Noah Gabriel Trout being led from the church by the woman. She is described as wearing a blue jacket, blue jeans, black beanie and black tennis shoes
Noah disappeared on Sunday and was last seen being led away from the nursery at Riverview Baptist Church in Ripplemead, which is near the border of West Virginia, by a woman.
Deputies and the Virginia State Police issued the Amber Alert for Noah at 7pm. Sunday, believing the boy to be in ‘extreme danger’.
An image taken from surveillance footage shows Noah being led out of the church building by an unknown woman.
The woman is described as wearing a blue jacket, blue jeans, black beanie and black tennis shoes.
Officials would not comment further on the investigation.
The nursery of the Riverview Baptist Church in Ripplemead, which is near the border of West Virginia, is where Noah Gabriel Trout was abducted
Noah Gabriel Trout was last seen wearing a royal blue t-shirt depicting a houndstooth necktie and an orange puffer jacket