Man who abandoned ex-girlfriend's 1-year-old arrested, NYPD says The 22-year-old man left the boy outside an apartment in Harlem, cops said. Antonio Staton was arrested after he left a 1-year-old boy alone in Harlem on Thursday, police said. Photo Credit: NYPD By Nicole Brown email@example.com @ncb417 Updated May 6, 2018 10:57 AM Print Share fbShare Tweet gShare Email Police have arrested the 22-year-old man they say abandoned his ex-girlfriend’s 1-year-old boy in front of a building in Harlem on Thursday. After picking up the boy from day care, Antonio Staton put him outside a basement apartment on West 132nd Street, near Frederick Douglass Boulevard, at about 10:35 a.m., police said. He placed a table and a shopping cart around the child to keep him from getting out. Staton then threw away a diaper bag in a nearby garbage can and fled west on 132nd Street, police said. recommended reading Major crime in New York City, 2009-2016 The child was taken to a hospital as a precaution but was in good health, police said. Police arrested Staton and charged him with kidnapping, reckless endangerment and endangering the welfare of a child, the NYPD said on Sunday. By Nicole Brown firstname.lastname@example.org @ncb417 Nicole Brown is the Internet News Manager at amNY.com, covering local news since 2016. She has written for MSNBC.com and was editor-in-chief of NYU’s Washington Square News. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments Comments section is temporarily on hold. Here’s why.