CLIMAX, N.C. (WNCN) – A 1-year-old child was found safe and her mother arrested in Randolph County on Tuesday after an Amber Alert was issued for the child.
The Randolph County Sheriff’s Office said deputies were called to a home on Benny Lineberry Road on Monday around 10:30 p.m.
Matthew Pierce reported his daughter, Ava, had been taken by her 34-year-old mother, Roxanne Parson, during a visit. The sheriff’s office said the mother’s parental rights had been previously terminated.
An Amber Alert was issued to help locate Ava and Parson.
Just before 11 a.m., Parson and Ava were located in Climax during a traffic stop at the intersection of Berry Lane and Sussex Trail.
Ava was secured in a child seat in the back of the car and OK.
Parson was charged with felony abduction of a child and given a $20,000 secured bond. She was also charged with misdeamnor probation violation and given an extra $10,000 secured bond and electronic house arrest.