04/18/2013 02:35 pm ET Updated Mar 12, 2015

Levi Jennings Missing: 2-Year-Old Brooklyn Boy Allegedly Abducted By Father Thomas Jennings [UPDATE]

UPDATE: The NYPD now confirms that Levi Jennings has been safely returned to his home.

The NYPD is searching for a two-year-old Brooklyn boy allegedly abducted by his father.

Levi Jennings was being watched by a babysitter Tuesday afternoon when his biological father, 22-year-old Thomas Jennings, forced his way into the apartment, number 212 at 1560 Fulton Street in Bedford-Stuyvesant, and took the young child, the NYPD says.

Thomas Jennings is legally barred by the courts from having custody of his son. He is now wanted for custodial interference.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS.

You can also submit tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577.