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18-Year-Old Arrested in Kidnapping of 1-Year-Old Girl

VICTORVILLE:(VVNG.com)- An 18-year-old was arrested on Monday night after allegedly kidnapping his girlfriend’s 1-year-old daughter.

At 12:12 a.m. on June 27th dispatch received a call stating Demetrius Eugene Hall, of Victorville, had an argument with his girlfriend at the Rodeway Inn located at 15366 La Paz Drive.

According to Victorville Sheriff’s spokeswoman Mara Rodriguez, “during the argument, he [Demetrius] assaulted the victim and her one-year-old daughter.”

That’s when Hall briefly kidnapped the girl and fled from the motel on foot. Hall and the child were later located at his residence on the 15000 block of Ritter Street in Victorville.

Court records show Hall was arrested for battery, kidnapping, and child cruelty. He’s currently being held at West Valley Detention Center in lieu of a $250,000 bail. Hall is scheduled to appear in a Victorville courtroom on Wednesday, June 29th at 12:30 pm.

“The child was checked out by AMR and returned to the mother. Hall is not the child’s father,” stated Rodriguez.

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