NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A 3-year-old boy police say was taken by his mother’s ex-boyfriend has been found safe.
Sources tell CBS2 the boy was found at a home in Brooklyn on Saturday.READ MORE: Times Square Shooting: Florida Judge Orders Suspect Farrakhan Muhammad Held Without Bail
The child had been missing since Thursday afternoon.
Investigators say while the boy played at McCaffrey Playground, the boy’s 22-year-old mother got into an argument with her ex-boyfriend.READ MORE: State Trial For Three Ex-Officers Charged In George Floyd’s Death Postponed Until 2022
The ex-boyfriend, who police say is not the boy’s father, then allegedly took the boy from the park and ran.
That man was taken into custody Saturday, but sources told CBS2 the District Attorney’s office has declined to press charges.MORE NEWS: Religious Violence Spreads Across Israel As Death Toll From Gaza Airstrikes Mounts
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