A Durham, North Carolina man has been arrested in Maryland after police say he stabbed his 2-year-old son’s mother and then kidnapped their child.
Durham police said in a Tweet that 2-year-old Jeremy Rivas-Munoz had been found safe and his father, 22-year-old Emerson Melendez Rivas has been arrested after allegedly stabbing Jeremy’s 24-year-old mother overnight.
Jeremy was found safe in Maryland.
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?MEDIA UPDATE? 2 year-old Jeremy Rivas-Munoz has been found safe in Maryland! 22 year-old Emerson Melendez Rivas has been arrested after allegedly stabbing Jeremy’s 24 year-old mother overnight on Myra St. The female victim is recovering. pic.twitter.com/OFfA0hxL8u
— DurhamPoliceNC (@DurhamPoliceNC) April 9, 2020
Police say Emerson is charged with attempted first-degree murder, assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury and first-degree burglary.