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Missing Child Found, Non-Custodial Father Arrested

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (WHNT) – A missing 5-year-old child has been found in Daytona Beach, Florida.  This According to our news partner ABC 33/40 in Birmingham.

5-year-old Thomas Evan Diggs was reported missing from an Arby’s in Talladega on Wednesday.  The report said the child’s non-custodial father, 35-year-old Thomas Eric Diggs took the boy.

The report says U.S. Marshals arrested the elder Diggs at the hotel room where they found both father and son.  There is no word yet on the exact charges Diggs faces.

The child is in protective custody, at this time, waiting to be brought back to his home state of Alabama.