INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department arrested a father who they say abducted his nine-month-old child on Saturday morning.
Police arrested DeAndre Averitte on Sunday near the Caribbean Cove Indoor Water Park on Depauw Boulevard at 10:55 a.m.
Police say Averitte battered the child’s mother and then took off with the child. The child was located safely just before 12:30 p.m. Saturday.
Averitte is the non-custodial father of the child.
Averitte is preliminarily charged with domestic battery, residential entry and auto theft. Police say additional charges are possible.