Mother charged in parental abduction extradited to Fairfax County

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Flora Khatun, 31 (PHOTO: Fairfax County Police Department)

FAIRFAX, VA – A mother charged with parental abduction of her 6-week-old baby earlier in July has been extradited to Fairfax County from Prince George’s County.

The Fairfax County Police responded to a call at the Fairfax County Department of Family Services on July 12, after reports of a missing juvenile. An investigation revealed that Child Protection Services has a court order to remove a 6-week-old baby from a local home. CPS was unable to locate the baby and the mother.

According to officials, on July 13, detectives obtained a parental abduction warrant for Flora Khatun, 31, and coordinated an AMBER alert to locate the child. After receiving a tip from a local reported, Detectives, with the assistance of the FBI’s Washington and Baltimore Field Offices, as well as Prince George’s County Police, were able to locate both Flora Khatun and the child in the 3500 block of Dean Drive in Chillum, Maryland. The child was in good condition and will be returned to the appropriate Fairfax County agency for care and custody.

Police say that Khatun was taken into custody and transported to a local jail. She was extradited to the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center on Monday, August 1st and served with the warrant charging her with parental abduction.