Man arrested for abducting 5-year-old stepson from Walmart

FAIRFAX, OH (FOX19) - A man is behind bars after police say he abducted his 5-year-old stepson while the boy was at Walmart with his mother.

Michael Howard, 25, is charged with child endangering and child abduction.

According to the arrest report, Howard took the child from the Walmart on Red Bank Road.

Police found the red van Howard was driving disabled at the corner of Erie and Short Brotherton. After a search and investigation, police found Howard and the boy at Howard's home on Whetzel Street.

Howard was taken to the Hamilton County Justice Center.

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