A Xenia woman and her two children, who were last seen on Jan. 19, are safe, according to Xenia Police Capt. Scott Anger.
Cynthia “Cindy” Gordon, 30, and her two children, ages 8 and 5, were reported missing by Gordon’s sister Jackie Gordon on Monday, according to a Xenia police report.
They were located Wednesday at an address in North Dayton.
“I’m glad that everything’s OK,” said Tosha Dice, Cynthia Gordon’s sister.
Dice said she was told that her sister left her East Richard Drive home, which she shares with another relative, because she didn’t think her family liked the fact that she was dating a black man. Dice said that is not true.
Police located Gordon and her 8-year-old daughter Kali Clemons and 5-year-old son Kelly James Clemons at the new boyfriend’s home.
“She moved in with him and did not let any of her friends and family know she was leaving,” said Anger in a press statement issued Wednesday. “Investigators were advised by Ms. Gordon that she and her kids stayed at the new boyfriend’s apartment by themselves for the week while the resident was away from home.”
He added that Gordon told police that she didn’t have any way to communicate with family and friends during this time.
The resident at the North Dayton address called Xenia police on Wednesday about Gordon’s whereabouts when he returned home.
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