Police: Mother cited after 3-year-old Statesville twins wander off


STATESVILLE, N.C. (WSIC) – Police have located the mother of 3-year-old Statesville twins who they say wandered away from home Thursday morning.

Sergeant Young says the 3-year-old girls left their home in the area of East Broad Street and Caldwell Park before their mother, 29-year-old Sadrina Johnson, woke-up. Both children are safe and unharmed. The girls were within a block of their home when they were located around 8:40 Thursday morning.  Police do not believe drugs or alcohol were involved.

The mother was charged with two counts of misdemeanor child abuse.  Police contacted the Department of Social Services which will determine what happens to the twins.

Author: WSIC editor