Troy man charged after allegedly sneaking through crawlspace to kidnap newborn daughter

A Troy man is accused of climbing through the crawlspace of a Macomb County home to kidnap his 5-week-old daughter Thursday.

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Nicholas Frost, 40, is charged with unlawful driving away of an automobile, home invasion, unlawful imprisonment, and child abandonment.

Frost is accused of taking his daughter from a Richmond Township home and fleeing with her. 

The baby was found outside of a Madison Heights business after an employee heard crying. The girl appears to be unharmed, police said.

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Police said the girl's mother said Frost has mental health issues.

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Frost was given a $250,000 cash bond.