OZARK, Ala. – An 11-year-old Ozark girl who was reported kidnapped from a
bus stop was found in North Carolina with her mother Wednesday,
Ozark Police Chief Tony Spivey said Montavya Tiherra Robinson was found
unharmed in Charlotte, N.C., with her mother, Alnisa Jones, who was
charged with interference with custody.
Investigators were en route to Charlotte Wednesday to question the
mother, Spivey said. The girl was expected to be returned to her
grandmother, who has custody of her, by Thursday.
The state had issued a missing child alert Monday for the girl, after
Montavya’s grandmother reported her missing Friday afternoon when she
didn’t come home from school.
The grandmother told police she believed her daughter took Montavya.
Spivey said officers had been planning to charge Jones with check
forgery, which may have provoked her to flee.
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