Abducted 1-year-old boy found safe, child’s father arrested, Person County Sheriff’s Office says

North Carolina

ROXBORO, N.C. (WNCN) — A 1-year-old abducted from Person County on Thursday has been found safe and the suspect, the boy’s father, is in custody, the sheriff’s office said.

The Person County Sheriff’s Office said the abductor was believed to be Gregory Wendell Newman. The two were said to be traveling north on Highway 57 toward Danville, Virginia in a VW Passat.

U.S. Marshals helped locate the child Friday morning. The child is safe.

Gabriel and Gregory Newman (Person County Sheriff’s Office)

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