UPDATE: CHILDREN FOUND SAFE, Opelika Children Kidnapped


Contributed By The Opelika Police Department


“UPDATE FROM OPD:2:00 PM UPDATE: The juveniles have been located safe in Camp Hill, AL.

Brittney Hugley has been charged with felony interference of child custody and warrants are pending on her accomplice, Montell Burton. This investigation remains under investigation by the Opelika Police Department and additional charges may be pending.”

At approximately 10:45 a.m., the Opelika Police department received a call from the Department of Human Resources (DHR) regarding a non-custodial mother who had forcibly taken her two juvenile children.

The suspect, Brittney Ronica Hugley, was last seen in the area of Corporate Drive and Gateway Drive around 10:40 a.m. on foot. Officers began an extensive search of the area but were unable to locate Hugley or her children. Hugley was last seen wearing a black jacket, black pants and brown boots with her hair in two buns.

Her daughter, 7-year-old Antonia Alexander, was last seen in a pink jogger outfit and her son, 3-year-old Jesiah Alexander, was last seen in a cameo jogger outfit. Hugley may be occupying a Blue 1994 Chevrolet Astro Van with a gray hood. 

The Opelika Police Department is asking anyone with information on the whereabouts of Brittney Hugley, Antonia Alexander or Jesiah Alexander, to please contact 334-705-5260. Tips can be submitted through our Opelika Police Mobile App. You may wish to remain anonymous.

This is an active investigation and additional information will be released as it becomes available. 


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