Man accused of abducting girlfriend’s children from their Riverside home now in custody

The man accused of kidnapping his girlfriend's two kids has been arrested. 

Riverside Police announced the arrest of 24-year-old Joshua Adle during a press conference Thursday evening. 

The two girls, who are 8-month-old and 18-month-old are safe, according to police. 

Adle was arrested in Utah.

Related: Two girls, mother's boyfriend reported missing from Riverside

According to investigators the mother of the victims got into an argument with Adle which turned into a physical altercation at their home located near Jefferson Street and Indiana Avenue on Tuesday night.

The mother left the home for a short time after putting the girls to bed, when she returned, her girls and boyfriend were gone police say.