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FOUND: High Point mother, 2-year-old son found safe in Virginia

The two were last seen on Sept. 4 and had not been in contact with friends or family, police said.

HIGH POINT, N.C. — UPDATE: A woman and her 2-year-old son who were reported missing in High Point were found Thursday in Virginia, police said.  

Carolina Lopez Hernandez's car broke down while on the highway and a church in Virginia helped her with food and shelter. 

An investigation with Child Protective Services is underway and Hernandez and her son are safe and healthy, police said. 

PREVIOUS STORY: A woman and her 2-year-old son were reported missing and High Point police are asking for the public’s help to find them.

Carolina Lopez Hernandez, 21, and her son Diego Brunson were reported missing Friday. Police believe the two may be in danger. They were last seen on Sept. 4 and have not had contact with friends or family since, police said.

Carolina may be driving a red four-door 1999 Chevrolet Cavalier with North Carolina license plate HJJ-8184, similar to the one pictured below.

Anyone who knows where Carolina and Diego are is asked to call High Point Police Department at 336-883-3224 or Crime Stopper at 336-889-4000.

Crime Stoppers of High Point pays cash rewards for information that leads to arrests, seizures or solving serious crimes. Callers with successful tips remain anonymous and receive rewards up to $5,000.