Kidnapped 3-year-old OK; DC police still seeking dad

A 3-year-old girl that police say was kidnapped by her father early Sunday is safe, but police are still looking for the dad.

Authorities said Tavonte Robinson, 20, of Northeast D.C., broke into a home on the 1300 block of T Street, Southeast, and kidnapped his 3-year-old daughter, McKenzie Washington around 12:45 a.m. Sunday morning.

Police said Robinson is wanted for burglary and parental kidnapping. Robinson is pictured below.

Anyone who has information regarding this case should call police at 202-727 9099, the Youth and Family Services Division at 202-576-6768, or 9-1-1.

You can submit information to the TEXT TIP LINE by sending a text message to 50411.

Crime Solvers of Washington, D.C. currently offers a reward of up to $1,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and indictment of the person or persons responsible for any crime committed in the District of Columbia.

Below is the area where the crime happened.

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Matthew Delaney

Matt Delaney is a digital web writer/editor who joined WTOP in 2020.

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