St. Louis man accused of child kidnapping

3 years 6 months 3 weeks ago Monday, December 12 2016 Dec 12, 2016 Monday, December 12, 2016 9:18:00 AM CST December 12, 2016 in News
By: The Associated Press

CLAYTON (AP) — A 21-year-old man is facing kidnapping charges for the alleged abduction of a 13-year-old girl.

Police say the girl was reported missing from her St. Louis County school Thursday morning. She was found Saturday night.

Prosecutors on Sunday charged 21-year-old Shaquan Smith with one count of child kidnapping. He is jailed on $150,000 cash-only bond.

Police say Smith removed the girl from the school without approval. They were seen running away from the school building.

Smith was being sought by police for probation violation. He had previous convictions for burglaries and theft of a firearm.

 

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