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Grandma Busted After Breaking Girl Out of Hospital: Cops

Police say Evelyn Miller had a gun when she abducted 12-year-old granddaughter
By Polly Davis Doig,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 16, 2020 6:11 AM CST

(Newser) – A 66-year-old woman was arrested Saturday evening at a hotel in Louisiana after a rather extraordinary day on the lam with her 12-year-old granddaughter, reports CNN. Police say that Evelyn Miller was carrying a pistol on Friday afternoon when she walked into a hospital in Jefferson Parish with the intention of walking out with Adreana Miller. Per the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office, via NBC News: "When hospital staff attempted to prevent her from leaving with the child, she pointed a firearm at several of them. In making her escape from the location, she pushed one nurse to the ground and struck a security guard with her vehicle." Police found the pair, both unharmed, at a hotel in Bogalusa, about 70 miles north of New Orleans. Evelyn Miller will be extradited to Jefferson Parish; she is charged with suspicion of kidnapping. (Read more child kidnapping stories.)

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