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Father who took baby boy found in Canberra

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A father who took his baby boy from the child’s home, sparking a day-long search, has been found safe and well in Canberra.

The baby was being cared for by relatives on Sunday morning at a house in O’Malley before his biological father, Garry Gordon, 25, allegedly removed him without telling them.

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The incident prompted a day-long search, with police looking for two cars it was thought Mr Gordon may have been driving.

Late in the afternoon the nine-week-old boy was delivered to Wollongong Hospital but Mr Gordon did not present himself to a police station.
Police gave no details about the circumstances in which the nine-week-old boy was located.

Officers had said they were not considering the case an abduction, and issued a message to Mr Gordon that he would not be arrested if he reported to a police station.

Mr Gordon had been in contact with police and relatives, and was believed to be missing in the Wollongong area before being found in Canberra.

Police said he was assisting them with their inquiries.

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