Seattle Police say a man got into an argument with his girlfriend, punched her and then took her baby in the University District Tuesday.

The suspect is now in custody and the baby was not harmed.

It happened around noon outside of a church in the area of 15th Avenue NE between 47th and 50th Streets around noon.

Police say the man and woman got into an argument. The man allegedly punched the woman and grabbed the baby. When someone else tried to intervene, the man allegedly punched that person as well.
Someone at the church called 911.

When police arrived, the man walked out of the church with the baby. Officers talked him into giving up the child. The man was then arrested.

There were no serious injuries reported.

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