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Authorities find Johnston County infant allegedly abducted by mother

August 9, 2018

Bianca Hampton

Authorities in Johnston County found an infant who was allegedly abducted by its mother following a brief search Wednesday night.

The Johnston County Sheriff’s Office said deputies were helping the Department of Social Services serve a custody order at 1425 Landmark Road when Bianca Hampton fled with the baby.

Following a search that lasted less than an hour, authorities said they arrested Hampton and turned the child over to DSS.

Hampton, 26, was charged with abduction of a child and placed in the Johnston County jail under a $50,000 bond. Several other people were charged with resisting, delaying or obstructing law enforcement.

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