Police: Man Kidnapped Children, Abandoned Them in Providence, Rhode Island

Joe's Meat Market Providence

Police say a man kidnapped two children before abandoning them at a market in Providence, Rhode Island, according to necn affiliate WJAR.

According to police, the suspect and the children's mother were involved in a dispute. He allegedly took the two girls, both under 5, from her at a Walmart.

WJAR reports that the man allegedly made a demand of the mother before dropping off the children, unattended, at Joe's Meat Market on Westminster Street.

Police arrived to the market just before 6 p.m. The girls were taken to the hospital and reunited with their mother.

It was not known exactly how long the suspect allegedly had the children.

Check back as this story develops.

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