Updated:DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. —
DeKalb police say a woman made up a story about masked men holding her and her 6-year-old daughter at gunpoint Wednesday night.
Police said the little girl’s mother, Jordan Davis, is now in custody.
Davis said she was upstairs with her 6-year-old around 7 p.m. Wednesday when they heard a loud crash downstairs at their home on Seabass Road. She said five masked men threw a cinder block through her dining room window and came up the stairs.
Davis said they kicked her daughter in the side and held a gun to her head. She also said one robber had a large knife and told them to get inside a closet.
The DeKalb County Police Chief said the woman tried to take advantage of a giving community around this time of the year.
The woman and her husband are expected to be arrested Thursday afternoon.