GLEN BURNIE, Md. (WJZ) — A mother and grandmother accused of abducting their seven-year-old child are in court for a preliminary hearing Monday.
Investigators are accusing Tiffany Johnson and Devoris Szalkowski of taking the child, Prophet Marquis Matthew Johnson, from his father’s home last Thursday night.READ MORE: National Weather Service Confirms EF-1 Tornado Hit Bowie, Second Tornado In Anne Arundel County
The young boy was later found safe and returned to his father’s care.
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Officials said the boy’s mother, Tiffany Charquita Johnson, contacted police and turned herself in.MORE NEWS: Civil Rights Lawyer Ben Crump Joins Lawsuit Against Baltimore City Public Schools
WJZ spoke with Johnson on the phone Friday. She said she is legally allowed to take her child and has documents she said prove her stance.