NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - The 5-week-old infant who went missing Friday was found safe this morning.
According to the St. Bernard Parish Sheriff's Office, 5-week-old Tristan Douglas was found safe and unharmed this morning with his babysitter, 48-year-old Sarah Harris, who is now behind bars. Detectives found Harris and Tristan around 7:30 a.m. this morning walking on Congress street near Chef Menteur Highway in New Orleans East.
St. Bernard Parish deputies arrested Harris on one charge of aggravated kidnapping after questioning her at the St. Bernard Sheriff's Office Detective Bureau.
Details on what happened between when they were last seen around 12:30 Friday afternoon and when Tristan was found this morning have not been released.
Tristan was taken to Children's Hospital in New Orleans where he will be reunited with this mother. Police said Tristan was slightly dehydrated, but otherwise fine.
Louisiana State Police issued a Level 2 Endangered/Missing Child advisory for Tristan on Friday, March 27.
According to NOPD, five-week-old Tristan was dropped off by his mother at Harris' home in Violet on Friday, March 27 before she went to work.
Police say that Douglas' mother, Takisha Douglas of Slidell, and Harris' boyfriend both spoke to Harris around mid-day Friday. She told both of them that she was taking the child to a grocery store in New Orleans. That was the last time anyone had spoken to Harris until now.