The Lima Police Department have issued an alert in all states from Ohio to Florida after four children were abducted by their mother and her boyfriend.
40-year-old Marianne Merritt has no custodial rights over her children. Police believe she is heading to Florida with her boyfriend Charles Perkins in a 2000 Chrysler Voyager. The Voyager is dark blue in color with a white passenger door.
The four children are: 13-year-old Damara Croley, 12-year-old Benjamin Karl-Leland Croley, 9-year-old Patience Wilson and 8-year-old Damien Wilson.
Perkins is noted as armed and dangerous and has active warrants.
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