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Woman arrested after abducting child at gunpoint from Monument home

El Paso County Sheriff's Office

MONUMENT, Colo. (KRDO) -- A woman was arrested after she broke into a residence and abducted a child at gunpoint in Monument.

Tuesday, deputies from the El Paso County Sheriff's Office received a report about an armed abduction of a child at a residence in the 2000 block of Mount Herman Rd., just before 7 a.m.

Deputies have identified the suspect as 38-year-old Amber Green. According to the sheriff's office, she abducted her child, who she does not have custody of.

According to the EPCSO, Green forced her way into the residence, menaced the residents with a gun, and took the child.

Deputies gathered information about possible locations on Green's whereabouts. Law enforcement in Blackhawk and Englewood assisted in the search for Green and the child.

Deputies say Green met with the child's father, who has custody, in a parking lot of a business in Monument at 3:30 p.m. The child was unharmed.

Green was arrested by the Sheriff’s Office Tactical Support Group without incident.

When arrested, deputies say Green had the handgun used in the abduction. Green was arrested and booked into the El Paso County Jail.

She is being held on a $10,000 bond for First-Degree Burglary, Felony Menacing, and Violation of a Custody Order.

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