UPDATE: 4 Sylacauga children located safely in Georgia

Published: Nov. 17, 2022 at 10:05 PM CST|Updated: Nov. 18, 2022 at 1:07 PM CST
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TALLADEGA COUNTY, Ala. (WBRC) - UPDATE: The Emergency Missing Child Alert for four Sylacauga children has been cancelled.

According to police, all four children have been safely located in Clayton County, Georgia.

ORIGINAL: The father of four missing children from Sylacauga has been taken into custody but officials say they have not located the children.

The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency issued an Emergency Missing Child Alert for 12-year-old Aaliyah Grace Buchanan, 9-year-old Isabella Jane Buchanan, 7-year-old Lacey Nicole Buchanan, and 2-year-old Gracelyn Hope Buchanan Thursday evening after DHR was unable to make contact with them or their father.

34-year-old Clifton Christopher Buchanan
34-year-old Clifton Christopher Buchanan(Talladega Sheriffs Office)

34-year-old Clifton Christopher Buchanan was taken into custody Friday morning in Etowah and arrested for Interference with custody.

Talladega County Sheriff’s Office is still attempting to locate the Buchanan children.

If you have any information on their whereabouts, you’re asked to call the Talladega County Sheriff’s Office at 256-761-1556.

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