FOUND SAFE: Dad in custody after allegedly kidnapping daughter


A California toddler was found safe and unharmed on Tuesday, following an AMBER Alert, according to police. No other information is available at this time.

Original Story

A California man accused of kidnapping his daughter is now in custody, but the young child is still missing, according to the San Diego Police Department.

At around 5:30 p.m. on August 3, Lafayette Harris, 31, allegedly kidnapped his 2-year-old daughter, Charli-Fae Harris, from the Chollas View area, off of the 1000 block of 47th Street.

The San Diego Tribune reports that police located Harris’ car, a white 2003 Saturn L200 four-door sedan, within hours on Monday and detained him, but the Charli-Fae was not with him and remains missing.

Doomsday death & deception: Nancy Grace investigates “Cult Mom” Lori Vallow. Inside sources reveal brand new bombshell information. Click here to watch.

Charli-Fae is described as a mixed-race female who stands three feet tall and weighs around 40 pounds. She has shoulder-length brown hair and brown eyes and was last seen wearing sparkly, silver shoes.

San Diego police spokesman Billy Hernandez said police found the father’s car in Universal City at a parking structure.

Anyone with any information on the child’s whereabouts should contact 911 immediately.

No further information is available at this time. Check back for updates.

For the latest true crime and justice news, subscribe to the ‘Crime Stories with Nancy Grace’ podcast. Here is our latest episode. 

Join Nancy Grace for her new online video series designed to help you protect what you love most – your children.

[Feature Photo: Charli-Fae Harris/San Diego PD]