Amber Alert canceled, suspect under arrest - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Amber Alert canceled, suspect under arrest

(WMC-TV) - Authorities have canceled a West Tennessee Amber Alert after a suspect wanted for kidnapping several children was arrested.

The Amber Alert was issued Monday night after it was reported that Terry Nichols, 51, had kidnapped two children, ages three and four.  Authorities said Nichols had also kidnapped his 16-year-old niece and her baby.

The kidnappings alledgly happened last Wednesday, but were not reported until Monday.

Tuesday morning, Nichols was arrested after going through a bank drive-through. Employees at the bank recognized Nichols and called police.

Authorities said the children are safe, and Nichols is in custody.

According to a press release, Nichols has previous criminal convictions for child abuse.

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