Police are searching for four siblings who went missing in Lima, Ohio, and are believed to have been taken by their mother, who does not have legal custody.
ABC 13 reports that Damara Croley, 13; Benjamin Karl-Leland Croley, 12; Patience Wilson, 9; and Damien Wilson, 8, have been abducted by Marianne Merritt, and are believed to be traveling to Florida with a man by the name of Charles Perkins, who has a criminal record and is considered armed and dangerous.
Marianne Merritt does not have custodial rights to the children.
The Lima Police department provided descriptions of the abducted children:
Damara Croley, 13, is a white female; 5’3” tall, 180 pounds, with brown hair and blue eyes. When last seen, she was wearing a red OSU shirt and Spiderman web pants.
Benjamin Karl-Leland Croley, 12, is a white male; 5’01” tall, 120 pounds, with blonde hair and blue eyes. He was last seen pants with a yellow smiley face emoji design.
Patience Wilson, 9, is a white female; 4’5” tall, 80 pounds, with blonde hair and blue eyes. She was last seen wearing a white top and black or dark blue leggings.
Damien Wilson, 8, is a white male; 4’05” tall, 111 pounds, with blonde hair and blue eyes. He was last seen wearing red and black shorts and a blue shirt.