Children abducted from home near Rochester found in Alabama; woman in custody

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GREECE, N.Y. (AP) — Two young children forcibly taken from their western New York foster home were found Wednesday after authorities tracked a rental car to Alabama and found them on the floor of the backseat, police said.

Police Chief Andrew Forsythe of Greece, New York, said a woman who had been in the car with 5-year-old Dimitri Cash Jr. and his 3-year-old sister Shekeria Cash was taken into custody and being interviewed.

Authorities said the two children were taken from
their foster home in a Rochester suburb on Monday night after two men wearing ski masks broke through a window and tied up a woman and two other children.

Forsythe said the investigation found blood evidence, which was processed and led to a local car rental, and the vehicle was tracked to Montgomery, Alabama.

Law enforcement observed the woman leaving and conducted a stop, finding the children under a blanket, the authorities said.

Forsythe said the investigation was ongoing and declined to talk about the men accused of doing the break-in.

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