6-year-old reportedly kidnapped by babysitter in Brooklyn found safe

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A boy reportedly kidnapped in Brooklyn was found safe.

Police say a 6-year-old boy with autism who had been reportedly kidnapped by his babysitter in Brooklyn has been found safe.

The man police were looking for has also been located and is in police custody.

The child, Devin Monroe, is in good condition and was removed to Woodhull Hospital for evaluation.

Police say Devin's mother left her son with 39-year-old Emmanuel Kolajo Saturday morning at a relative's home in Bedford-Stuyvesant.

The mother went to Pennsylvania for the day and when she returned she says Kolajo told her the boy was asleep and he would bring him home in the morning.

However the mother says he never showed up.

Devin and his mother are currently living at the Bay Family Center. a homeless shelter in Sheepshead Bay.

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