HIGH BRIDGE — A 3-year-old boy was taken out of a stroller parked in front of his Bronx home on Saturday and police are hunting for the woman they said snatched him.
Though the toddler, Ladavion Brooks, was returned on Sunday, police are still searching for his aunt, Geraldine Brooks, 25, in connection with the incident.
Ladavion Brooks, was in a stroller being pushed by his grandmother on Ogden Avenue at 5 p.m. when Brooks approached the two, police said.
Brooks allegedly scooped up Ladavion out of his stroller and fled the scene him, police said, in an unknown direction.
Police said Brooks was last seen wearing a white shirt and black pants.
Police could not answer on Sunday whose custody the boy was legally assigned to or what the aunt's motives may have been.
Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.