Missing Alabama children found safe; grandmother in custody

Photo shows Jayden Scearcy (left) and Jesse Reid (right).
Photo shows Jayden Scearcy (left) and Jesse Reid (right).
Photo shows Donna Scearcy. (Photo Provided)
Photo shows Donna Scearcy. (Photo Provided)

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — Two children who were reported missing in Alabama are now safe after being found in Lafayette, Indiana.

Thirteen-year-old Jayden Scearcy and 4-year-old Jesse Reed were found in the 1000 block of 11th Street Saturday afternoon.

The children were reported missing from their home in Anniston, Alabama, Tuesday.

The children’s grandmother, 56-year-old Donna Scearcy, was arrested by Lafayette police on a warrant for kidnapping.

Police say she also faces a charge of possession of a controlled substance.

Both children are now in the custody of Child Protective Services.