Missing Boy, 2, Found Safe; Father Arrested: NYPD - NBC New York

Missing Boy, 2, Found Safe; Father Arrested: NYPD

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    Father May Have Kidnapped Young NYC Boy, Pair Still Missing

    A young boy from Queens is missing and cops have reason to believe his father may have kidnapped him. (Published Thursday, April 26, 2018)

    Police say they a 2-year-old boy from Queens thought to have been kidnapped by his murder-convict father on Tuesday has been found safe.

    Adam El-Alaoui is in good condition, police say. His father, 51-year-old Joseph Martinez, has been arrested and is charged with custodial interference, police said.

    The two were last seen at a non-profit facility on 161st Street contracted by Administration for Children's Services Office on Tuesday morning. It's not clear where they were found.

    Martinez was convicted of murder back in 1984 and served nearly three decades in prison before being paroled in 2010, records show.  

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