Police Charge Mother And Two Others After Child Abduction

Tuesday October 18th, 2016

Posted at 2:15pm

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Windsor Police have charged a mother and two others after a child abduction incident on Monday.

Police say that the 18 month old child was abducted by his mother, who was not the legal guardian as a result of a court order.

The child was in the care of a family member at the time at a residence located in the 1200 block of California Avenue.

The 33-year-old mother allegedly entered the residence through a window and the family member attempted to get her out of the house and a physical altercation ensued. The 33-year-old female then grabbed the child and fled the residence on foot.

Numerous police units were deployed to locate the child. Investigators received information that a vehicle was attending a residence to pick-up the child.

Officers located the vehicle at approximately 12pm in the 3500 block of Sandwich Street and observed a child being carried towards the vehicle.

Officers apprehended the child and placed a female and the male driver of the vehicle under arrest without incident. The mother was also located and placed under arrest. The child was in good health and was safe.

Karen Hoyt, a 33-year-old female from Windsor is charged with abduction in contravention of custody order, break and enter and assault.

Joseph Quaglia, a 34-year-old male from Windsor is charged with abduction

Nicole Shepley, a 20-year-old female from Windsor is charged with abduction.

The Windsor Police Service thanks the public and local media for their assistance in sharing the information on social media.

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