NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A two-year-old girl has been found safe after being reported missing Thursday afternoon in Washington Heights.
Police say the child was found a few hours later with her mother in Yonkers.READ MORE: Luciano Lewis Pleads Guilty In Deadly Stabbing Of Barnard College Freshman Tessa Majors
Earlier in the day, the little girl was with her father but authorities say he left the girl with a friend.READ MORE: 'Terrain's Very Difficult': Search Resumes For Brian Laundrie While Authorities Perform Autopsy On Body Believed To Be Gabby Petito
The father was arrested for allegedly stealing packages from a residential building just a short time later.
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It turns out the alleged porch pirate’s friend had dropped the child off with her mother after he left.