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Father arrested at Tower City after 'forcefully' kidnapping infant

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Posted at 10:25 AM, Feb 03, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-03 11:13:39-05

CLEVELAND — The father of an infant was arrested on Thursday morning after "forcefully" kidnapping the child, according to the East Cleveland Police Department.

Police said the man entered the mother's residence and "forcefully removed" the child before boarding an RTA train.

The Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority said that the man boarded a westbound Red Line train at the Superior station.

The man headed to Tower City in Downtown Cleveland, where police responded and found him with the infant child.

RTA Transit police said they detained the man at the Tower City station.

East Cleveland officers were able to take custody of the child and returned the child back to the mother.

The man was arrested after a struggle with officers, police said.

This is a developing story and will be updated with more information as it becomes available.

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