Malden Police were in pursuit of an intoxicated male suspect who allegedly took a child near Salem St. around 1:45 a.m. Thursday morning, later confirming over police radio that the child was safe around 2:13 a.m.
The man was described as a white male, wearing blue jeans and sneakers, with an 18-month-old baby.
K-9 units from other cities were called in to assist with the search.
No details on the circumstances were immediately available early Thursday morning. It was not clear whether the child was known to the suspect.
Malden Patch will have more information on the incident as it becomes available.