Suspect in 2-Year-Old's Abduction From Philadelphia Bus Stop Surrenders

Jared Montgomery is suspected of kidnapping a 2-year-old from a Philly bus stop

The man suspected of kidnapping a 2-year-old boy from a SEPTA bus stop Monday evening has surrendered to police.

The child was found safe the morning after the boy's mother reported her estranged boyfriend taking the him.

A 21-year-old woman told investigators she was standing with her 2-year-old son at a bus stop along Frankford Avenue when Jared Montgomery, 24, began a heated argument with her, police said. Montgomery then grabbed the child and ran off, police said.

The mother gave chase but was unable to catch up.

Philadelphia and Pennsylvania state police issued a warning early Tuesday for the missing 2-year-old boy saying he "may be at special risk of harm or injury.”

Police went to Montgomery's last known address along Pratt Street but didn't find him nor the child.

The boy was dropped off unharmed at Jefferson Frankford Hospital Tuesday morning around 6:40 a.m., police said. But, Montgomery fled before officers arrived.

"Who could tell us everything that happened overnight is Mr. Montgomery," Police Capt. Sekou Kinebrew said.

Montgomery is no stranger to police as he has been arrested 14 times before, Kinebrew said.

He surrendered to Special Victims investigators Tuesday afternoon, police said, and will face kidnapping charges in this case.

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