Mother accused of abducting, threatening to kill children turns herself in

13News Now Arrianee LeBeau has the story

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WVEC) -- Police said a mother accused of kidnapping and threatening to kill her children turned herself in to officers Monday.

Asia Jarvis, 24, faces two counts each of Abduction and Domestic Assault and Battery.

Police issued an Amber Alert on April 14 for 5-year-old Dominique Jarvis and 18-month-old Messa Jarvis.

Detectives said their father has custody of the children and that Jarvis abducted them.

By 12:05 a.m. on April 15, officers located the children who were safe and unharmed. Officers told 13News Now Jarvis left them at a relative's home.

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