Search continues for mother accused of abducting 2 children

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SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (WDTN) – Springfield Police continue to search for a mother who is on the run after allegedly abducting her two small children.

The boys were found at a home after the resident saw an alert for the missing children on television.

READ MORE: Children found safe after abduction in Springfield

Now, 22-year-old Khadejha Coran is wanted on charges of interference with custody and abduction.

In an emergency custody hearing Tuesday afternoon, Coran was told the state was taking custody of her sons, aged 4-years-old and 8-months-old.

While the paperwork was being finished, she left and picked up her kids from daycare and preschool.

Police say she then dropped the boys off at a home on Mound Street in Springfield and made to mention of the custody situation, simply saying she would return in a few hours to pick up the kids.

Before she came back, that resident called police after seeing an alert for the missing children on television.

They are now being cared for by Children Services.

Coran is described as 5’6” tall with black hair and brown eyes.

Police think she is driving a light green Ford Focus with Ohio license plate: HRE8196.

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