Ohio Police Stop Abduction of Young Girl by Non-Custodial Mother

A five-year-old abducted girl from Westminster, Colorado, was found safe by Ohio state officers on the Ohio Turnpike highway on December 12.

The girl was found with her non-custodial mother, who was taken into custody, according to local reports. The mother, identified as Christine Mascarenas, 22, was booked into the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio.

The girl was released to Williams County Child Services. The girl’s father has full custody, according to a spokesman for the Westminster Police Department (WPD), as reported by 9News. Credit: Ohio State Highway Patrol via Storyful