[UPDATE] Abducted 4-Year-Old Back Home, Says Uncle
Late last night the family of 4-year-old, Allison Shirey allegedly abducted by her father, Anthony Lux, announced that she was home with her grandmother. In the above video, her uncle, Nathan Shirey, announced that his niece was home and thanked everyone for their help.
He also explained to us that Lux had met them with the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office and turned the little girl over to her grandmother and to him.
Nathan Shirey said that he and his mother didn’t talk to Lux and don’t know whether he will face criminal charges. “He didn’t share words with us,” Shirey stated. “We were so ecstatic to get her back that we got her in the car and got home.”
“The main thing to concentrate on is that she is home and safe,” he added.UPDATE 10 a.m.: Press release from the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office:
On Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at about 10:50 p.m. Anthony Lux met with Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputies to return his daughter, Allison Shirey. Lux spoke with Investigators and stated he had received advice that there were no court orders in regards to Allison’s guardianship and he had legal rights to remove Allison from the home. Lux agreed to return Allison after speaking with Investigators after realizing his actions were unlawful and plans on pursuing custody of his daughter.
Deputies returned Allison to her guardian and was removed from the missing persons system. Allison was in good health and good spirits.
The Sheriff’s Office would like to thank the public and media for their assistance in attempting to locate this child.
Earlier Chapter: 4-Year-Old Allegedly Abducted by Father