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Two Children Safe, Police Investigating after Amber Alert

ASHEBORO N.C. – Two children are safe after Asheboro Police issued an Amber Alert for a suspected kidnapping earlier tonight.

On October 30th, 2022, at approximately 3:26 PM, officers with the Asheboro Police Department responded a residence on Occoneechee Avenue, after a caller reported a kidnapping.

According to a press release from Asheboro Police, officers responded and spoke to the complainant, who stated that her two year-old son, DeShawn Devonne Williams, and her four year-old daughter, Londyn Renee Williams, had been taken by their father and uncle.

The children’s mother reported that the children were last seen leaving the home in a 2019 Dodge Durango displaying North Carolina registration JMY-3236. Detectives with the Asheboro Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division were notified and responded, while officers issued an AMBER alert.

Police say “based upon detectives’ investigation, initial information suggested that the children were in the company of their father and uncle. Detectives have remained in contact with the father and instructed him to meet with law enforcement in his area to confirm that the children are in no danger. The father met with officers with the Greensboro Police Department who confirmed that the children are safe.”

Asheboro Police Department detectives say they are en route to meet with the father and children to conclude the investigation. No criminal charges have been filed at this time. This investigation is ongoing, and more information is still being gathered. More information will be released as it becomes available.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Det. Kallam at 336-626-1300, ext. 317.