Missing kids in suspected parental kidnapping found safe

Undated courtesy photos of Scottie and Hailey Hall. (Berrien County Sheriff's Office)

BENTON HARBOR, Mich. (WOOD) — Authorities in Berrien County say two missing children have been found safe in Indiana.

The Berrien County Sheriff’s Office says Hailey Hall, 12, and Scottie Hall Jr., 8, were taken by their parents against a court order.

Courtesy photos of Scottie Hall Sr. and Courtney Gibson.
Undated courtesy photos of Scottie Hall Sr. and Courtney Gibson. (Berrien County Sheriff’s Office)

Hailey and Scottie were placed in protective custody and foster care early Tuesday.

The sheriff’s office believed their parents Scottie Hall Sr., 34, and Courtney Gibson, 27, took them from a home in Benton Harbor around 8 p.m.

The Berrien County Sheriff’s Office posted on its Facebook page Wednesday morning that the kids had been found safe in Indiana and thanked everyone for their help and concern. They did not release any other details about if the kids were found with their parents or if any arrests had been made.