Police have been searching through the night for a 4-year-old girl who they said was last seen at a Walmart in Georgia.
The mother of 4-year-old Obrielle Curry told police she left her child with a man at the Walmart on Old National Highway on Tuesday while she ran errands. When she returned to the store, her daughter and the man, identified by police as Moses Allen, were gone.
The woman called 911 around 10:30 p.m. to report their disappearance.
Obrielle is described as a 3-foot, 70-pound girl with dark skin. She was last seen wearing a black shirt with bold letters, black shorts and black shoes.
Allen is 6 feet tall, 205 pounds and has a lighter complexion, according to police. He was last seen wearing khaki pants, a white shirt and black shoes.
South Fulton police Detective Partrena Smith said Obrielle’s mother and Allen are friends. Officers are actively searching for the two.
“They’ve been out all night searching, looking and canvassing the area,” Smith said.
Anyone with information is asked to call South Fulton police at 470-809-7311.
Tipsters can remain anonymous, and be eligible for rewards of up to $2,000, by contacting Crime Stoppers Atlanta at 404-577-8477, texting information to 274637 or visiting the Crime Stoppers website.
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A Florida Department of Corrections inmate walked away from a work crew Monday morning to get some sweet tea, officials say.
Deputies said Taylor Fender, 23, of Okaloosa County, was serving a five-year prison sentence at the Putnam Corrections Institute before this incident.
According to the Putnam County Sheriff's Office, the crew was working at State Road 20 and County Road 315 when Fender strolled away and into a nearby Family Dollar, where he bought some clothes.
According to officials, an "observant resident" saw Fender walk into the store and dialed 911.
Fender allegedly then walked down the road and into Poppi's Restaurant. At the same time, officials said a deputy just so happened to be pulling into the restaurant's parking lot for lunch.
As the deputy entered the restaurant, a warning to be on the lookout for a suspect with Fender's description was released by dispatchers, deputies said.
The Sheriff's Office tweeted that, after ordering and paying for a cup of sweet tea, Fender was arrested and taken into custody.
The sweet tea was reportedly left on the counter of the restaurant.
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