Child involved in parental kidnapping found in Pennsylvania, police say

Penelope Mcclure
This is a shared photo of Penelope McClure. (East Providence police)

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — A two-year-old girl who was taken in a parental kidnapping was found safe in Pennsylvania overnight.

According to police, Jordan McClure, 24, took his daughter Penelope McClure from her East Providence home following a domestic disturbance on Thursday.

East Providence police said the child and her father were later found by Pennsylvania State Police.

In a Facebook post, police said the duo was seen on a family member’s surveillance camera in Rehoboth packing belongings into Jordan’s 1989 Chevy 2500 pickup with Massachusetts registration 2ESH88.

Initially, authorities believed the two were heading to Kentucky.

Police told ABC 6 News that McClure is in custody and is set to appear at the Franklin County Court on Friday.

No further information was released.

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