Alleghany County woman arrested, charged with abducting 2-year-old Giles County boy

Authorities are working to determine why she allegedly kidnapped Noah Trout

(UPDATE 4:59 p.m. Monday)

GILES COUNTY, Va. - Authorities have arrested the woman they believe kidnapped a Giles County 2-year-old boy from a church nursery on Sunday morning.

Giles County Morgan Millirons announced on Monday afternoon that 44-year-old Nancy Renee Fridley, of Clifton Forge, has been arrested and charged with one count of abduction and one count of felony child endangerment.

During the investigation, Fridley was identified as a person of interest and members of multiple law enforcement agencies set up a perimeter at an Alleghany County home on Monday afternoon.

Shortly after establishing that perimeter, authorities saw a child matching Noah’s description and they were able to safely get him.

Multiple law enforcement agencies in Alleghany County for the arrest of 44-year-old Nancy Renee Fridley, who's charged in connection with the abduction of 2-year-old Noah Trout in Giles County. (WSLS 10)

While Noah is safe, the investigation is still ongoing.

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