Angelo Massey Jr., 24, was arrested on Wednesday, July 11, after he abandoned his small daughter while fleeing from police.

According to Mobile Police, officers were patrolling the area of Athey Road and James Street when they saw the subject walking and pulling a wagon. They say when officers attempted to make contact, the subject fled the scene, leaving his small daughter in the wagon.

Authorities say after a brief foot pursuit, Massey was caught and arrested. MPD says it was later discovered that Massey had active warrants out of other agencies. They say the child was taken back to her residence.

Massey faces charges of attempting to elude police, reckless endangerment and warrants.

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