A Virginia woman has been arrested in North Carolina for allegedly swiping an SUV with five youngsters inside of — right after the driver stopped to help her subsequent a multi-motor vehicle crash.
The guy driving the SUV had pulled around following witnessing the crash on Route 158 in Grandy on Sunday, the Currituck County Sheriff’s Place of work stated.
As the very good Samaritan driver was checking on the car-crash victims, Markell Hancox, who was included in the incident, allegedly jumped into his SUV and took off.
5 youngsters ended up inside the SUV at the time, according to deputies.
Hancox allegedly fled down the highway prior to abandoning the SUV in a close by advantage-retailer parking large amount.
She was arrested a small time afterwards immediately after hoping to operate absent on foot, deputies said.
The five little ones ended up uncovered within the SUV safe and uninjured.
Hancox was strike with a variety of costs, like five counts of next-diploma kidnapping, leaving the scene of an incident and larceny of a motor motor vehicle.
She is currently getting held on a $210,000 bond at the Currituck County Detention Middle.