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January 30, 2014 at 10:07 AM

RI mom accused of taking son to Washington pleads not guilty

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A Rhode Island mother accused of illegally taking her 6-year-old son to Washington state and sparking an Amber Alert has pleaded not guilty. Andria Britt, of Woonsocket, appeared in Providence Superior Court on Thursday on a charge of child snatching. She was ordered held on $50,000 surety bail, ordered not to contact her son or…


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January 16, 2014 at 10:45 AM

Subjects of R.I. Amber Alert could be in Washington state

UPDATE, 4:03 p.m. | WOONSOCKET, R.I. (AP) — Police are still searching for a 6-year-old they believe was taken by his mother and could be in danger, but they have called off a search for a second vehicle in a nationwide Amber Alert. WJAR-TV reported Thursday authorities are no longer looking for a gray 1992…


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