The New York City Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance identifying the following individual, wanted for questioning in connection to a kidnapping incident, which took place within the confines of the Midtown South Precinct in Manhattan.

Details are as follows.

It was reported to the police that on Thursday, September 10, 2020, at approximately 1700 hours, inside of the McCaffrey Playground, located at 9th Avenue and W. 43rd Street, the 20-year-old identified male got into a verbal dispute with his 22-year-old ex-girlfriend and left the location with her 3-year-old son without her permission or authority to do so.

The kidnapped child has been identified as Majesty Brown, male, Black, 3-year-old, described as approximately 3’5″ tall, weighing 45 lbs., with a medium complexion, brown eyes, black hair braided in corn rows, last seen wearing a gray t-shirt with orange lettering, black jeans, yellow sneakers with “700” written on the sides.

The individual wanted for questioning has been identified as Dale Smith, 20, male, Black, approximately 5’8″ tall, with a light complexion, brown eyes, black hair in braids, with tattoo that says “DALE” on his left arm and a tattoo that says “LOYALTY” on his right arm, last seen wearing a black baseball hat, a white shirt, gray jeans and gray sneakers.

A surveillance photograph of the suspect is attached and available at DCPI.

Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call the NYPD‘s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1800577TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 188857PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stopperswebsite or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES), followed by entering TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.


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