MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - A Plainsboro man has been arrested after allegedly taking his 4-month old child from the mother and threatened to hurt himself, according to a press release from Middlesex County Acting Prosecutor Christopher L.C. Kuberiet and Chief Fred Tavener of the Plainsboro Police Department.
Trevon Walker, 24, was arrested today and charged with interfering with custody in the third degree.
The New Jersey State Police issued an Amber Alert at 12:21 a.m., seeking the public’s assistance in finding the child, and rescinded the call shortly after the child was dropped off at a location in Trenton.
The child was medically cleared and unharmed and has been returned to the mother.
Walker fled to Pennsylvania and was located and apprehended in Morrisville with the help of the New Jersey State Police Fugitive Unit.
Walker is being held in Pennsylvania awaiting extradition to New Jersey.
The incident began at about midnight when police were told the child was taken by the father from a home in Plainsboro.
The Plainsboro Police Department, the New Jersey State Police Missing Person Unit and the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office began an immediate search for the child.