Amber Alert Issued for Three Kids Abducted from South Jersey Home
UPDATE: this Amber Alert has been canceled. Our original report is below.
FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP (Gloucester) — State Police have issued an Amber Alert for a confirmed child abduction involving three children, ages 8, 9, and 11.
Police said 36-year-old Travis Russell was reported to have taken all three children from 1919 Clayton Williamstown Road in the Franklinville section of the township at about 2:30 p.m. Sunday.
The residence is a single-family home according to property records.
The missing children are 11-year-old boy, Jamarcus Russell, 9-year-old girl Jasmine Russell and 8-year-old boy, Jaquan Russell. All three children are described as having black hair and brown eyes, and a photo of Jasmine was made available alongside a photo of the suspect, Travis Russell.
Travis Russell was described by police as African-American, 6 feet 2 inches, about 220 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes.
He was last seen driving a 2017 silver Nissan Altima, with NJ license plates H53MCS, police said.
According to police, Russell's last known location was southbound on Route 295, in the area of the Delaware Memorial Bridge.
It was not immediately clear Sunday as to the relationship between the children and Travis Russell.
Anyone with possible information on the group's whereabouts can call 911 or Franklin Township Police at 856-694-1414.