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Rosa Tapia was last seen with the children on 161th Street and Jamaica Avenue before they were found.

Police have arrested an Ozone Park woman who took her child and grandchild and went missing for a day.

On Tuesday, Nov. 8, officers responded to a missing persons report within the confines of the 106th Precinct. Rosa Tapia, 51, was reported missing with her 6-year-old son Anthony Tapia and 3-year-old grandson Aaron Ledesma. They were last seen at 9 a.m. on 161st Street and Jamaica Avenue.

Courtesy of the NYPD

Courtesy of the NYPD

According to police, on Wednesday, Nov.9,  Tapia was found with the two children at a friend’s home in Queens. It is unknown at this time why Tapia took off with the children.

She was charged with two counts of acting in a manner injurious to a child under the age of 17 and one count of criminal possession of a controlled substance.

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