PD: Custodial kidnapping leads to police chase

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Police say one man is in custody after he kidnapped his young child from the child’s mother then led officers on a chase.

New Haven police say the father took his one-and-a-half year old child and then took off in the mother’s car. Police chased the man all the way into Branford before it ended on the Pearl Harbor Memorial Bridge, right near exit 48 on I-95 southbound.

Police say the child was not harmed.

Police are not releasing the identity of the man or the child at this point.

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