RIVERSIDE (CBSLA) — Authorities say a month-old newborn has been found safe in Riverside after being kidnapped by his father out of Kentucky.

Antwon French, 34, also known as Markell Moore, allegedly abducted his 5-week-old daughter Ammiyah on May 17 and fled the state in a gray Nissan Altima. Police were tipped off that French was believed to be in the city of Riverside Thursday.

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French was seen leaving an apartment in the 5800 block of Lochmoor Drive in the Sycamore Highlands neighborhood and was detained just before 6 p.m. Thursday. Police say officers found the newborn unharmed in a car seat, hidden in a rear bedroom closet.

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The baby girl has been taken into the custody of Child Protective Services.

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French was arrested and booked on outstanding warrants, including a felony warrant for custodial interference out of Fayette County in Kentucky and one for possession of a sawed-off shotgun out of Georgia. He is being held without bail as he awaits extradition back to Kentucky.