Police find child taken in assault; suspect still wanted

Grand Rapids

Authorities are investigating after a stabbing on Grand Rapids’ northeast side Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020.

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Authorities say they found the child taken by his father during a domestic assault in Grand Rapids.

Police were called around 3:30 a.m. Thursday for a report of a stabbing in the area of Brenner Street and North Avenue on the city’s northeast side.

The Grand Rapids Police Department said 41-year-old Jeremiah Andrew Gordon Sr. stabbed a woman then took their 6-month-old child, Jeremiah Gordon Jr. The woman received minor injuries and refused medical attention, according to police.

An undated booking photo of Jeremiah Andrew Gordon Sr.
An undated booking photo of Jeremiah Andrew Gordon Sr.

Around 3:40 p.m. Thursday, police say the child has been returned unharmed to his mother. Gordon is still missing, police say.

Anyone with information should call the Grand Rapids Police Department at 616.456.3380 or Silent Observer at 616.774.2345. 

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