PRESS RELEASE
City of Woodland Public Safety
1000 Lincoln Ave.
Woodland, CA 95695
Phone: 530-661-7800
Fax: 530-662-5377


9/16/2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
PRESS RELEASE #12-4834
Subject :

INFANT KIDNAPPED BY WANTED SUBJECT
CHILD LATER RETURNED TO MOTHER UNHARMED
Contact :Steve Sexton, Sergeant, Woodland Police Department    530-661-7800
On 09-15-2012 at approx. 10:33 P.M. Officers of the Woodland Police Department responded to the reported kidnapping of an infant at 1251 Alice St. The suspect, a 16 year old male Woodland resident, arrived at the Alice St. address and argued with the 16 year old mother of the child. The suspect, who is the child's father, forcibly took the child from the residence and fled in a vehicle. The child is only 5 weeks old.

After approx. 45 minutes the suspect returned the child to the mother at 1251 Alice St. and again fled before police arrived on scene. The child was unharmed.

On 09-16-2012 at approx. 12:48 P.M. the suspect returned once more to 1251 Alice St. and was arrested by waiting officers. The suspect was arrested for kidnapping and 4 juvenile bench warrants. He was booked into the Yolo Co. Juvenile Hall.


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