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CEDAR FALLS – A former Cedar Falls couple has been arrested for allegedly fleeing to Texas amid an Iowa Department of Human Services investigation.

Erin Mae Nicole Moore, 32, currently of Pleasant Hill; and Brian Keith Taylor, 40, now of Des Moines, were arrested Monday for several counts of child endangerment. Her bond was set at $30,000, and his bond was set at $20,000.

According to court records, both were living at a West First Street address in Cedar Falls with their child and five of her children from a previous relationship when they left for Texas after receiving notice of the Iowa DHS investigation.

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After they relocated to Texas, Texas Department of Child Protection workers received reports of abuse that occurred while they lived in Iowa. The children were removed and interviewed at a child protection center, according to court records.

Moore and Taylor later returned to Iowa.

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