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: 'Today, I Can Rejoice': New Yorkers Hit The Streets After Jury Finds Derek Chauvin Guilty In George Floyd's Death
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: Activists Celebrate Conviction Of Derek Chauvin In George Floyd's Death, But Say Fight Is Not Over: 'Tomorrow, We Still Have To Dismantle Systemic Oppression'
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: Police: Gabriel Dewitt Wilson In Custody After Deadly Shooting At West Hempstead Stop & Shop
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