UPDATE: Father turns himself in, three AMBER Alert children still missing!

An AMBER Alert remains in effect after a Virginia father turned himself in to authorities, without his children.

As CrimeOnline previously reported, Cameron Allison, 6, Emma Allison, 6, and Colin Allison, 21 months, disappeared from Roanoke on Tuesday afternoon. They were last seen at 5153 North Lakes Drive.

Virginia State Police reports that the children’s father, John Varion Allison, turned himself to police at around 10 a.m. on Wednesday at his attorney’s office in Salem, Virginia. A 2006 Cadillac has been recovered.

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Authorities believe that the children are with their mother, Ruby Marie Allison, in a 2006 maroon Cadillac with Virginia license plate number, VMV-8238.

According to NBC News 10, the Roanoke County Department of Social Services was in the process of trying to remove the children from their parents on Tuesday afternoon, the day John and Ruby Allison disappeared.

Roanoke County Police Chief Howard Hall said that the parents were uncooperative during phone calls with them.

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Posted by Virginia State Police on Tuesday, April 21, 2020


“The best thing that you can do is contact us or whatever local law-enforcement either agency is in the area where you presently are and get those children safely turned over to law enforcement so that we can assure that they are in a safe environment and are not harmed,” Hall said, referring to Ruby Allison.

Cameron is a white male who stands 4 feet tall and weighs between 50 and 60 pounds. He has light brown hair and brown eyes. Emma is a white female who stands 4 feet tall and weighs between 50 and 60 pounds. She has brown hair and brown eyes.

Colin is a white male who stands 2 feet tall and weighs around 30 pounds. He has blonde hair and brown eyes.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Roanoke County Police Department at 540-777-8798 or 540-777-8799. You can also contact the Virginia State Police at 1-800-822-4453.

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[Feature Photo via Virginia State Police]