PEORIA, Ariz. — Peoria police said Wednesday they have located and arrested the non-custodial parents of an 18-month-old child that was kidnapped last week.
Police said Brittany Roberts, 30, the child's non-custodial parent had a supervised visit with the child, Zachary Kaman-Moose, last Friday at about 10:30 a.m. near 89th and Peoria avenues. But she ended up fleeing with the 18-month-old in an unknown white truck driven by an unidentified woman.
Investigators later discovered that 44-year-old Steven Moose, the biological father of Zachary, was also involved in this kidnapping.
Authorities said the couple did not have parental rights since the baby, Zachary is a state ward.
Police said the couple was located around 5:45 p.m. in Tucson, Arizona, with the missing child. Peoria police said Roberts and Moose were taken into custody without incident.
Authorities said Zachary is uninjured and safe with child services.
Peoria police said the couple is facing abduction charges and additional charges may be added or amended as the investigation continues.
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