North Carolina police searched pond for missing toddler

Search for missing North Carolina girl

Last Updated Feb 26, 2020 7:23 PM EST

In North Carolina, an intense search is underway for a 15-month-old girl from Tennessee who's been missing since December.
Her mother and grandmother are under arrest after giving police conflicting stories about the toddler's whereabouts.

The search for the toddler is focused on a pond in North Carolina on Wednesday, but authorities didn't find any clues there.

Divers were looking for evidence of Evelyn Mae Boswell who was last seen just after Christmas in Tennessee.

Evelyn's mother Megan Boswell said she left the little girl with her mother, the child's grandmother.

"We went to go out to eat and then my mom came and got her, she was wearing a little hot pink tracksuit with a matching bow and matching shoes," Boswell said.

The child was reported missing last week and an Amber Alert was issued.

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Search underway for 15-month-old Evelyn Mae Boswell in North Carolina. Sullivan County Sheriff's Office via CBS affiliate WFMY-TV

Investigators want to know why Boswell waited nearly two months to report the child missing.

The Sullivan County sheriff said the mother's story keeps changing and Boswell was charged with false reporting.

"During the investigation, we determined that some of the statements Megan Boswell provided to us were false," said Sheriff Jeff Casidy. "Many of the false statements that Megan made delayed our investigations and also impeded our investigations."

Angela Boswell — the toddlers grandmother — and William McCloud were arrested in North Carolina on unrelated charges.

There are still no signs of the little girl.