Mother of kidnapped boy found safe thankful to police and citizens who rallied to find her child

Posted at 6:07 PM, Oct 28, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-28 18:07:51-04

This Thanksgiving is going to be extra special for the family of three-year-old Marvie Gardner, who was found safe after he was kidnapped and left in a vacant house earlier this month.

Today, Marvie's mother, Latoya Spears, was tearful as she met with Mayor Mike Duggan, Detroit Police Chief James Craig and many others to express her thanks for the safe return of her little boy.

Click on the video above to see Kimberly Craig's report which includes the bus driver who had to pretend to have engine trouble to help police capture the kidnapping suspect.