The Hoover Police Department in Alabama is searching for 25-year-old Carlethia “Carlee” Nichole Russell. According to DepartmentRussell disappeared after calling 911 about “a small child walking across the block.”
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Carlethia “Carlee” Nichole Russell Went Missing on the Evening of July 13th
According to a Facebook post by the Hoover Police Department on Friday, the station received a call from the 25-year-old on Thursday evening. At the time of the call, Russell explained that he was “on I-459 South near mile marker 11” when he saw “a baby walking on the side of the road.”
After speaking with authorities, the station reported that Russell went to the child while calling a family member to “say the same thing.”
However, during the call, the family member was said to have “lost contact” with Russell “but the line remained open.”
“He called 911 when he left. He got out of the car. I think he probably let her off the hook thinking 911 would be there in a minute,” Russell’s mother, Talitha Russell, told them. Alabama Local.
Talitha Russell explained that her daughter was talking to her brother’s boyfriend. However, the girl “never heard the child say anything” and instead heard the 25-year-old’s “screaming”.
“My son’s girlfriend heard him asking the child, ‘Are you okay?’ He didn’t hear anything from the child but then he heard our son screaming. From there, all you hear on his phone is foreign background noise. “
When police arrived at the scene, they found his car and “her belongings.” However, they could not find Russell or the baby.
Additionally, the station added that it had not received any reports of a missing child.
Alabama Officials Ask for Public Help in Search of 25-Year-Old
According to a police department report, authorities are asking for the public’s help in locating Carlethia “Carlee” Nichole Russell. In addition, he adds that he is nine feet tall and weighs between 150-160 pounds.
In addition, they add that at the time he disappeared, he was wearing “black belts, black pants, and white Nike shoes.”
At this point, a truck driver said he saw the door of Russell’s car left open and “a tall brown-skinned man in khaki shorts leaning against the car.”
Russell’s mother added that “the police found tire tracks in the grass.” However, he still did not know “what kind of car it would be.”
Anyone who may have seen the woman, or has information on Russell’s whereabouts, is encouraged to call Detective Brad Fountain at 205-444-7562.