Amber Alert canceled after suspect found in Rowan County

Amber Alert canceled after suspect found in Rowan County

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by WCNC.com

WCNC.com

Posted on December 8, 2012 at 1:16 PM

Updated Saturday, Nov 2 at 9:47 AM

ROWAN COUNTY, N.C. -- An Amber Alert for three children ended in Rowan County Saturday morning.

Officials arrested Detarrio Yarbor, 32, of Burlington. Police say they were called to the Burlington Walmart on Friday, and found that Yarbor had assaulted his girlfriend and ran off with three of her children.

It wasn’t immediately clear if the children were fathered by Yarbor. 

Saturday, a Rowan County deputy spotted Yarbor driving a white Dodge van on I-85.  Yarbor told the deputy he left the children at a relative’s house.

The ages of the children ranged from five-years-old to four-months-old.  Investigators say the children were found in good health.

Yarbor is now facing a slew of charges including three counts of child abduction, assault on a female, and assault on a child under 12.

He’s being held at the Rowan County Jail under a $50,000 secured bond.  Officials say the case is still under investigation and additional charges are possible.
 

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