KINSTON, N.C. (TCD) — Police have arrested a woman who allegedly kidnapped her own biological children from their foster parents last weekend, violating a court order.
According to a news release from the Kinston Police Department, on Saturday, Oct. 21, officers responded to a home to a report of the abduction of two children. Police did not specify their ages.
The two juveniles were living with their foster parents and had been placed there by the Department of Social Services.
According to police, the children’s biological mother, Kimberly Westbrooke, allegedly “violated orders and abducted the children from their foster home.”
Officers later found the children with Westbrooke in Ayden, North Carolina. Authorities safely returned the children to their foster parents in Kinston.
Police arrested Westbrooke, and she was charged with two counts of abduction of children.
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