Authorities locate Oklahoma mother who allegedly abducted 2 boys

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This morning, Okmulgee Police need your help to find two missing boys as they are considered missing and endangered. 2 Works for you anchor Will Dupree was live in Okmulgee with an update.

OKMULGEE, Okla. – Oklahoma authorities have located the mother who allegedly abducted two boys.

On Monday, the Okmulgee Police Department issued an alert saying they were searching for 13-year-old Malachi Roberts and 11-year-old Zachary Roberts.

The two were last seen in the 200 block of E. 8th St in Okmulgee.

Police say the boys were abducted by their non-custodial parent, Amber Cornelius, 32.

Amber Cornelius, via Okmulgee PD

Amber Cornelius, via Okmulgee PD


Cornelius is on probation for first-degree manslaughter and leaving the scene of an accident, KJRH reports.

Tuesday night, authorities announced they located the mother and the two boys.

No other information has been released at this time.