Kentucky twin girls, mother found by police; Amber Alert canceled

UPDATE: Isabella and Audriana Blanchard were found safe with their mother by Kentucky State Police in Dawson Springs, Ky. at 2 a.m. on March 26. The Amber Alert has been canceled.

Investigators in Kentucky issued an Amber Alert for 7-year-old twins Isabella and Audriana Blanchard. Officers said they may be with Neely Blanchard, who is their mother but not their legal guardian.

Susan Blanchard, the girls’ grandmother and legal guardian, told officers her daughter Neely came to visit the twins on Friday, March 20 at her house. According to her, Neely took the twins to a friend’s house in Dawson Springs, Kentucky. She said she called Neely and told her to bring the twins back to her home but she failed to do so. 

Police said Neely has a history of mental illness. She is a self proclaimed sovereign citizen and may be in possession of a handgun. 

The Amber Alert was canceled early Thursday morning after officers with Kentucky State Police Post 2 found both girls and their mother. The issuing agency has canceled the Amber Alert.

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