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scvsheriffcarDeputies assigned to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station responded to a possible kidnapping that had just occurred Thursday at about 7 p.m. in the 24200 block of Arch Street in Newhall.

A male adult allegedly grabbed hold of a 3-year-old girl by reaching through a bedroom window at the girl’s residence. The suspect then allegedly ran down the street holding onto the 3-year-old. Family members chased the suspect and were able to regain custody of the child.

Once on scene, SCV Sheriff’s deputies acted quickly and chased the suspect further down the street. Deputies set up a containment of the area where the suspect was then ultimately apprehended and arrested without incident.

The 3-year-old girl, although startled, was unharmed in the incident.

The name and age of the suspect are not being released at the time as this investigation is ongoing. It appears there is no relation between the suspect and the 3-year-old victim or her family. Deputies will remain on-scene through the late evening hours to further this investigation and gather additional evidence.

Deputies are asking if you have any additional information regarding this incident, or if you witnessed this incident to please call the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station as soon as possible at 661-255-1121. If you would like to remain anonymous, please call the LA Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.

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52 Comments

  1. That dude better end up being someones Beotch in prison! How terrible..

  2. Please let him be locked away for good.

  3. How scary for them all!

  4. Soooooooo glad the family got their baby back safely immediately! Thank you God

  5. Natalie Rogers Stephanie Rebecca Graham Julie Stehnike

  6. Wow. How terrifying. Thank you God.

  7. Utterly horrifying possibilities. Makes me glad to live in a two story…

  8. He’ll get a slap on the wrist and then back at it again. THAT is truly terrifying. The next victim might not be so lucky. Anyone who would yank a child out of their bed for god knows what purpose ought to be put down. Permanently.

  9. That’s why the ghetto bird was overhead !!

  10. Crazy, personally I would have broken his neck by the time the police arrived. He deserves to die.

  11. Gaby Zuniga Gaby Zuniga says:

    Lisete Gurrola Jo Hernandez did you read this?!? Scary!!

  12. Eric Ryan Eric Ryan says:

    How is this guy not beaten so badly he’s not in the hospital before jail?!?!?

  13. How awesome they chased him down ! Good for those people ! He’d be a mangled mess if I chased him down

  14. Robin Shane Robin Shane says:

    Scary. The male family members should have beat him to a pulp.

  15. Rosie Larson Rosie Larson says:

    Cindi Larson now you know why I am paranoid

  16. I happened to be across the street a ways right after it must have happened because the helicopters over head and cops flying down the street were insane. Was til I got home.and heard on the news what happend. It sickens me that this is going on. That poor lil girl must have been scared to death. Made me wanna board up my lil girls window, that or get a gun.

  17. Coreen Smith Coreen Smith says:

    I live in Saugus and that’s scary. . Leave kids alone !!!!! Thank god that little girl is ok . She must of been terrified . Poor baby . I hope that guy gets what he deserves

  18. I live in Ga. but I have a beautiful family there this idiot really wouldn’t like to meet me if he messed with them

  19. I live in Ga. but I have a beautiful family there this idiot really wouldn’t like to meet me if he messed with them

  20. What is wrong with these sickos!!! Makes me so angry when I hear stories like this.

  21. What is wrong with these sickos!!! Makes me so angry when I hear stories like this.

  22. Jose Lopez Jose Lopez says:

    That’s crazy I’m 4 houses down there but she’s doing fine

  23. I would of beat his ass then called the shiriff’s

  24. Wow that’s horrible. So close to home huh! So glad she’s safe.

  25. Jeanne says:

    Lock your windows and keep the door to your kids bedrooms open at least halfway at night.

  26. More like “watch out town” vs. Awesome town. Damn maniacs-lunatics-pervs. The flippen enemy is out prowling. SCV is in my prayers. Watch and pray over your children.

  27. More like “watch out town” vs. Awesome town. Damn maniacs-lunatics-pervs. The flippen enemy is out prowling. SCV is in my prayers. Watch and pray over your children.

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