4 missing brothers from Arab found safe, parents turn themselves in
According to WAYY, the four brothers have been found and are safe. The parents, Carissa Cummings and Marcus Simmmons, turned themselves into police in North Carolina and face a charge of interference with child custody.
The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency is asking for the public's help locating four missing children last seen on Dec. 8.
The four Simmons' brothers were last seen when they left their home Friday. The brother's range in age from one to eleven.
The child pictured above is the oldest, Ian Simmons.
Authorities say the children may be travelling in a white 2003 Ford Windstar with a license plate reading 8AJ1511.
According to WAYY, Arab Police believe the brothers are with their father Marcus Eugene Simmons, 39, and 29-year-old Carissa Rennee Cummings, who are accused of taking the four brothers from their grandmother's home. The brothers were placed in the grandmother's home by DHR, Arab Police told WAAY.
Police officials told WAAY that Cummings and Simmons did not forcibly enter the home and likely had a key to the house.
Cummings, Simmons and the four brothers are believed to be traveling to North Carolina.
The four brothers are:
- Ian Simmons, 11, is 4 foot 5 inches tall and weighs 85 pounds
- Corbin Simmons, 1, is 2 feet tall and weighs 25 pounds
- Nicholas Simmons, 5, is 3 feet tall and weighs 35 pounds
- Alexander Simmons, 4, is 2 foot 6 inches tall and weighs 30 pounds.
Anyone with information regarding the children's whereabouts is asked to contact the Arab Police Department at (256) 586-8124.