2 abducted children from Missouri found in Florida grocery store
HIGH SPRINGS, Fla. (KCTV/Gray News) – Two abducted children who were missing from Missouri for almost a year were found in a grocery store in Florida Wednesday.
Officers with the High Springs Police Department said found a missing 12-year-old boy and an 11-year-old girl with their non-custodial mother shopping in a Winn-Dixie grocery store with disguised identities on Feb. 1.
Kristi Gilley was arrested on an out-of-state kidnapping warrant, according to police.
Authorities said the children had been missing since March 15, 2022. They were turned over to the Florida Department of Children and Families Services and will be reunited with their family.
They were found when police conducted a routine vehicle tag check and discovered the vehicle’s owner was a fugitive.
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