Harlem Mother Reunited With Her Son After Ex-Boyfriend Abandoned The Child

CBS reports that a Harlem mother has been reunited with her son after her ex-boyfriend allegedly picked the child up from daycare without her permission and then abandoned the boy in Harlem.

Alandria Clark’s nearly 2-year-old son Devine, nicknamed DJ, was found alone outside a brownstone on West 132nd Street around 11 a.m. Thursday.

Police said they are searching for Clark’s ex-boyfriend, 22-year-old Antonio Staton, who allegedly took DJ from Patricia’s Childcare — a daycare run out of an apartment building on West 127th Street — and then abandoned him blocks away.

Clark said it was retaliation.

“He did it to get me back because I didn’t want to be with him,” she said.

Police said they are searching for Clark’s ex-boyfriend, 22-year-old Antonio Staton, who allegedly took DJ from Patricia’s Childcare — a daycare run out of an apartment building on West 127th Street — and then abandoned him blocks away.

Clark said it was retaliation.

“He did it to get me back because I didn’t want to be with him,” she said.

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