Four children kidnapped from a residence in North Rome Sunday afternoon have been recovered in Huntsville, Ala. The man suspected of taking the children, Walter Antonio Ventura, has been taken into custody and is being held in Huntsville pending extradition to Georgia to face four counts of kidnapping and one count of theft by taking.

The children were reported missing around 4 p.m. on Sunday. All four are younger than 5 years of age and did not appear to have been harmed.