NEW YORK (AP) - New York City investigators identified a couple believed to have ditched a toddler at St. Patrick's Cathedral, days after he was reported missing in Florida.
Three-year-old Nathaniel Fons was not harmed. He was in the custody of the Administration for Children's Services on Wednesday.
Police identified the couple, suspected of being involved in a counterfeiting operation in Florida, through surveillance footage.
They have not been located.
A security guard found Nathaniel at the famed Manhattan cathedral around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. A note in his hand gave his mother's name and the name and number of a Florida detective.
Nathaniel was reported missing Monday. His mother had been arrested on counterfeiting charges in Flagler County, about 25 miles north of Daytona Beach. The couple is believed to be friends of hers.
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