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Police Search For 4-Year-Old They Say Was Taken By Father In Queens

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Police are asking for help finding a little girl who they say was snatched by her father in Queens.

Authorities say it happened Friday at 2 p.m.

Police say 4-year-old Giovanna was with her dad, Michael Beck, 28, and the girl's mother at a Dunkin' Donuts on Astoria Boulevard in Jackson Heights.

They say Mr. Beck told the mother he was taking Giovanna to his car to give her a present.

Beck, who does not have custody of the child, is then believed to have left with the girl in a white Chevy.

Beck, who is from Ohio, had just flown in to New York Friday,

He is described as 5 feet, 7 inches tall and weighing 160 pounds. Authorities say he has short red hair.

The getaway driver is described as a woman with long dark straight hair. Authorities say she was wearing glasses.

Anyone with information on the case should contact the Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS, or text CRIMES and then enter TIP577, or visit ClientIP:, UserAgent: CCBot/2.0 ( Profile: TWCSAMLSP