UPDATE: February 3, 2020, 1:45 p.m.: The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Department says the Holmes siblings have been found safe and are being checked out by medics as a precaution.
UPDATE: February 3, 2020, 11:00 a.m.: Police say the bloodhounds’ last track on the Holmes siblings was near Mahindra Tractors in Putnam County. The sheriff tells us they ran from their adoptive home and allegedly told another child in the home they were going to New York.
KCSO says the children have no known connection to New York.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WOWK) – The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office is searching for three runaway juveniles near St. Albans, West Virginia.
Kanawha County Sheriff Mike Rutherford says Lucas Holmes, 11, Delaney Holmes, 9, Kaylena Holmes, 8, ran away from their caregivers west of St. Albans. Cameras captured them leaving the house just before 3:30 a.m. this morning, February 3, 2020.
Their caregiver called 911 to report the siblings missing when she realized they were gone at 4:30 a.m. Deputies say they are using bloodhounds from the KCSO and the WV Division of Forestry, and are being assisted by a helicopter from the West Virginia State Police at this time.
Both girls were wearing purple jackets and pajamas, and the boy was wearing a blue jacket and pajamas.
Anyone with information on their whereabouts is urged to call 911 immediately.