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Police: Man takes off with 1-year-old daughter in Belmont

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Police say a man took off with his 1-year-old daughter in Belmont Saturday morning.

They say Kenneth Williams, 33, met up with the child's mother, Aaliyah Montanez, near 182nd Street and Third Avenue around 9:40 a.m. Montanez told police that he was dropping off Christmas presents, and that she brought their daughter, Kaylee Williams, down to the entry hallway of their apartment building to meet him.

Police say the child was unwrapping presents, and when Montanez looked away fow a few seconds, Williams wrapped Kaylee in his coat and brought her out of the building.

Montanez told police she chased him, but he took off. Police say he was driving a dark blue Econoline van with dark tints and no license plates.

Family friends and Montanez tell News 12 that they've called the police on Williams in the past for standing on her fire escape and throwing bricks. They say police should've done something about Williams earlier.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

 

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