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FOUND SAFE: Dad in custody after allegedly kidnapping daughter

UPDATE

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.

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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.

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