UPDATE: Williston couple wanted for abduction arrested, child found safe

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HAYWOOD COUNTY, N.C. - UPDATE 6:00 P.M.: The Williston couple that police say went to North Carolina and abducted their three-month-old daughter have been captured.

Authorities there say Rex and Heather Cochran were found in the basement of a home, and the child is safe.


ORIGINAL STORY: We're following some breaking news out of North Carolina Wednesday afternoon. A Williston couple is wanted for abducting their own child.

The Haywood Sheriff's Office in North Carolina say Rex and Heather Cochran abducted their three-month-old infant.

Police say they could be headed to Florida, traveling in a blue 2001 Ford Mustang or a grey 1999 Suburban.

If you have any information about the couple's whereabouts you are encouraged to call 911 immediately.

The two are wanted in Williams County on child neglect and abuse charges.