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Found safe: Fayetteville police locate abducted mother and infant

Posted July 22, 2018 6:14 a.m. EDT
Updated July 22, 2018 8:59 p.m. EDT

Serenity McLean

— Police in Fayetteville say a mother and her infant daughter were found safe Sunday morning after the pair was abducted from a home overnight.

Alyssa Hammonds, 19, and her 3-month-old daughter, Serenity McLean, were taken from their home in the 1800 block of Camelot Drive at 2:30 a.m., police said.

Alyssa Hammonds

Investigators said the two were abducted by Delano R. McLean,18, of Fayetteville. Police said McLean is the baby's father.

Police said he broke into Hammonds' home and forced her to leave with him in the woman's silver 2004 Nissan Maxima.

Delano McLean

The woman and child were in good physical condition after their rescue.

McLean will be charged with kidnapping, assault by strangulation, breaking and entering to terrorize and violation of a domestic violence protection order. He was being held without bond at the Cumberland County Detention Center.