December 10, 2023

ANDERSON  — Authorities rescued eight youngsters in California on Saturday after they have been kidnapped by their organic mom and located roughly 1,500 miles  from their foster houses in Arkansas, police stated.

The 36-year-old mom had misplaced her custodial rights, in line with police in Anderson, a tiny metropolis in a rural a part of Northern California about 140 miles north of Sacramento.

Regulation enforcement in Arkansas had beforehand issued a warrant for her arrest, although it was unclear when that occurred and the way she transported the kids.

This photograph offered by the Anderson Police Division reveals the within of a pick-up pushed by a lady who had kidnapped her youngsters in Arkansas. The photograph was taken in Saturday, Oct. 21, 2023, in Anderson, Calif. Authorities say they rescued eight youngsters after they’d allegedly been kidnapped by their organic mom from their foster houses in Arkansas. (Anderson Police Dept. through AP) 

A “involved citizen” reached out to authorities round 12:30 a.m. Saturday to request a welfare test after seeing six youngsters with a lady who was “displaying weird habits,” Anderson police stated.