Police: Child abducted in Salem City found safe; suspect arrested

Police have arrested a woman accused of abducting a 4-year-old boy in South Jersey.

News 12 Staff

May 9, 2022, 8:17 PM

Updated 795 days ago

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Police have arrested a woman accused of abducting a 4-year-old boy in South Jersey.
Authorities say that Daishaliz Velez-Fernandez took the boy from the Harvest Point Apartments in Salem City on Monday afternoon. She was seen driving away in a black Ford Fusion.
Police say that the child, identified as Lincoln Walker, was not wearing a shirt or shoes at the time of the abduction. He was found safe a few hours later. Details about where the boy was found were not immediately released.
Velez-Fernandez is now in custody. Police say that she is not related to the boy.


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