Gabriellemarie Gebrselassie and Gisaiah Golder-Mumphrey
Gwendolynn Golder (Source: Hamilton County Sheriff's Office)
CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) -
Two young girls who police had been looking for since their mother refused to tell their whereabouts have been found safe.
Brian Gregg with the Hamilton County Department of Job and Family Services says the girls were found on Monday.
Gregg said the girls were with a family member who did not realize that police were looking for them. The girls are now in custody of Hamilton County JFS.
Their mother, Gwendolynn Golder, 19, lost custody of the girls and refused to tell the caseworker where they were located. Golder is being held at the Hamilton County Justice Center for contempt.
Police say Gabriellemarie Gebrselassie, 2, and Gisaiah Golder-Mumphrey, 10 months old, were reported missing on June 9. They had been last seen through the window of Golder's home during by a caseworker who was on a visit. Golder refused to open the door.
Golder is scheduled to appear before a juvenile court magistrate on Friday.