9-month-old girl allegedly taken by father located safely, police still searching for father

Posted at 5:01 PM, Jul 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-11 11:56:58-04

HIGHLAND PARK, Mich. (WXYZ) — UPDATE: The infant has been located safely, according to Highland Park police. Police are still searching for the father.

No further details have been released. Stay with Action News for updates.


Highland Park police are searching for a man who allegedly kidnapped a 9-month-old girl after assaulting the child's mother. The suspect is believed to be the girl's father, police say.

The infant, Jhurnee Rose Leflore, was taken by 21-year-old Lemonte Jackson.

According to police, the suspect allegedly pistol-whipped the infant's mother and stole her car.

Police are looking for a black 2016 Ford Escape with license plate EAE7397.

This story is developing. Stay with 7 Action News for updates.