Grandmother accused of kidnapping 2 grandchildren

Police say they found a southern New Jersey grandmother in Pennsylvania after they say she fled with her two grandchildren when a court denied her custody.

Middle Township police say 42-year-old Cinnamon Kelly of Lower Township was located in Prospect Park, Pennsylvania, early Tuesday. Police say 2-year-old Jersey Kelly and 1-year-old Canyon Kelly were safe.

An arrest warrant was issued for the grandmother after police said she was seen leaving the Cape May County Courthouse on Monday.

Kelly is accused of kidnapping and child endangerment.

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