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BREAKING UPDATE: Man Who Abducted Baby in East Orange, Captured in Livingston

By rlsmetro on
Livingston

NJ Police have canceled an Amber Alert for a man who abducted a baby at gunpoint in Essex County around 1:03 p.m. today.

Police in Livingston spotted the suspect in the vehicle in the westbound lanes of Route 10 around 3:12 p.m and after a brief pursuit, the suspect was taken into custody. 

The child has been taken to the hospital for observation but does not appear injured. 

According to police, Chinna Payne was abducted from the 20s block of Lindley Place in East Orange 

Police say that Damion Payne, 27, of Newark, assaulted the mother of the child and then stole a handgun that was registered to the mother.

The incident remains under investigation.