Local woman, two boys found

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UPDATE — The missing persons from Hillsville have been located by the authorities, according to an update from Police Chief Greg Bolen.


"All people missing have been found," Bolen posted on the town police department's Facebook page. "Both kids and the mother were located in the town of Hillsville. "Thank you all for your help and quick response. Thank you as well to Sheriff J.B. Gardner and his staff for the tip that helped locate her."

HILLSVILLE — The Hillsville Police Department is issuing a missing person alert for a local woman and her two boys as the result of concerns from her family, according to Chief Greg Bolen.

No foul play or abduction is suspected at this time for April Paulette Stanley and her two boys, Lucas, 4, and Chad, 2, Bolen said. Family have not heard from her since Saturday.

"Family members called in concerned with her and the kids missing," the chief explained.

They were last seen in a black 1999 Mazda with Virginia 30-day temporary tags.

Stanley is described as being five-feet, eight-inches tall, about 160 pounds, blue eyes and blonde hair.

Anyone with information about this should call the Hillsville Police Department at (276) 728-2251 or the Carroll Sheriff's Office at (276) 728-4146.