Police identify man offering baby for food
ORANGE PARK, Fla. -- Police say they identified a man that reportedly offered to exchange a baby for food to visitors at a local hotel.
Orange Park police say the child was located in his mother’s custody at a motel on 103rd Street and is now in the custody of the Department of Children and Families.
Police say, the child is safe and healthy. No charges have yet been filed.
Police are not releasing the name and identity of the man involved.
The mother, Jaime Rathje, 32, was arrested on an unrelated warrant and booked into the Duval County Jail.
Police are discussing more possible charges with the State Attorney's Office.
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