An Amber Alert was canceled on Thanksgiving after two missing boys were safely found in a minivan shortly after it drove from Stark County into Tuscarawas County.
The boysí mother was taken into custody, the Ohio State Highway Patrol said in a release.
The Amber Alert was issued at 12:31 a.m. on Thanksgiving by Belmont County for the boys, ages 6 and 8. Police identified the mother, from Flushing, Ohio, as the suspect who took the boys in a blue Dodge minivan.
The Canton post of the Highway Patrol received two calls at 11:37 a.m. from motorists on Interstate 77 southbound saying they were following the suspect vehicle.
The minivan was stopped without incident as it crossed over into Tuscarawas County on I-77.
The mother and children were taken to the Highway Patrolís New Philadelphia post and were met by detectives from the Flushing Police Department. Police had not filed charges as of late afternoon on Thanksgiving.