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Father arrested after Amber Alert

Saturday, July 16, 2011

An Amber Alert ended with a child found and his father in police custody.

The abduction happened at the corner of Ocean Parkway and Avenue P in Brooklyn at 3:30 PM on Friday.

Police responded to a 9-1-1 call about a woman assaulted in the Midwood section of Brooklyn. She said the father of her 3-year-old son attacked her and took him.

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An Amber Alert was issued. The father, 33-year-old Jakob Laslo, was located in Elizabeth, New Jersey.

Invesitgators said Laslo is non-custodial father of child and had not seen him for two years.

Laslo was charged with kidnapping, custodial interferance and endangering the welfare of a child.

Police said the boy was fine.

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