NYPD: Man who assaulted mother of his child in Brooklyn, fled with 2-year-old caught

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Monday, July 25, 2016

WILLIAMSBURG, Brooklyn (WABC) -- Police in Brooklyn have arrested a man they say assaulted the mother of his child before fleeing the scene with the 2-year-old.

Following a manhunt, authorities say the man was taken into custody and that the child is OK.

The incident happened on Ross Street in Williamsburg just before 10 a.m.

Authorities say the 39-year-old suspect attacked the 37-year-old victim and took the child.

They were both located before noon.