Minor found after being taken from La. hospital at gunpoint, deputies say

Minor found safe, woman charged after alleged armed abduction attempt in La.

JEFFERSON PARISH, La. (WAFB) - Deputies charged Evelyn Miller, 66, in connection with the abduction of Andreana Miller, 12, from a Jefferson Parish hospital at gunpoint Friday, Feb. 14.

Evelyn was arrested just before 5 p.m. at a hotel in Bogalusa Saturday, Feb. 15.

A hospital spokesperson said Evelyn walked into the emergency room armed with a gun and demanded Andreana be released. The spokesman said Evelyn pointed the gun at a security guard during the encounter.

A statewide alert was issued after deputies from the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office recovered the vehicle that was used in the initial abduction Friday, Feb. 14.

Andreana was unharmed.

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