Indy police locates child abducted by father



INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department located a missing nine-month-old safely on Saturday afternoon.

IMPD says DeAndre Averitte abducted his child Kristian Averitte on Saturday around 5:30 a.m. The child was taken from the 3500 block of Star Magnolia Place.

DeAndre Averitte is the non-custodial father for the child.

According to a release police say the man battered the child’s mother and then took off with the child in a 2004 Chevy Malibu.

The child was located safely just before 12:30 p.m. Saturday. However, the suspect has not been located.

Anyone with information of DeAndre Averitee whereabouts should call 911. provides commenting on many stories to allow for constructive discussion. In order to comment, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms and Conditions. Anyone violating these terms, including the use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinion of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, flag it so our moderators can review.

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