Police: Man Asked To Purchase Child And Grab The Child

On January 29, 2023, the Seaford Police Department investigated an incident in which a suspect approached a family at a business in the Seaford Village Shopping Center according to police.

Officials said the suspect, identified as Habiel Calixte, 36, of Seaford, allegedly, asked to “purchase” a child and grabbed the child by the arm. The suspect was chased away by a family member.

Patrol Officers were able to locate Calixte a short time later and arrested him for Criminal Solicitation 2nd (Felony), Dealing in Children (Felony), and other related charges.

Calixte was presented to JP Court 3 and committed to SCI on secured bond, pending a future court appearance.

Police ask if anyone has information on similar incidents involving Calixte, to please contact the Seaford Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division at (302)629-6648.

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