Boy, Suspect Found
[Update 10:22 a.m.] Police report the boy and the suspect have both been found.
[Original] Police are looking for a 4-year-old boy and the 35-year-old man — an ex-boyfriend of the boy’s mom — believed to have kidnapped him.
Philadelphia Police put out this release this morning:
On Friday, March 13, 2015, at approximately 2:50 AM, Officers responded to a radio call for an Abduction on the 2800 block of Hope Street. While an Officer was responding to the location, he was flagged down on the 2700 block of Front Street, by the complainant’s mother (24 year old female), and her friend (21 year old female). The complainant’s mother stated that a male had taken her four year old son without permission and left her house which is on the 2800 block of Hope Street. The Officer had both females get into his patrol car and began to survey the area, and relayed flash information through police radio. The complainant’s mother stated that she had spoken to the male on her cell phone, but he would not tell her their location. The complainant’s mother stated that the male is her ex-boyfriend who was staying at her house; however, he is not the Yandel’s natural father.
Offender: Carlos Manuel Lebron Jr., 35 year old (DOB 6-1-79), Hispanic male, from 28XX Hope Street. Carlos is 5’8, 150lbs, clean shaven, hair is shorter than picture; he has multiple tattoos on his neck, chest and arms. He was last seen wearing a black ski mask, a black doo rag, a black vest; black sweat pants, and brown Timberland boots
Complainant: Yandel Ernesto Rosario, 4 year old (DOB 8-3-10), Hispanic male, 8-3-10, from 28XX Hope Street. Yandel is approximately 25-30lbs; with curly hair. He was last seen wearing a white jacket with dark gray and light gray stripes; dark jeans, black Nike sneakers with lime green bottoms.
Anyone with any information on Carlos’ and Yandel’s whereabouts, please contact East Detective Division at 215-686-3243, or call 911.