A 50-year-old Houston man is in custody after allegedly abducting a 3-year-old lady from her household’s house and checking into a close-by resort along with her, police introduced.
The little lady, Lincy Guity, was transported to a neighborhood hospital to be evaluated however seems to be OK, Houston Police Chief Troy Finner mentioned at a press convention.
Her mother and father went to mattress round 11 p.m. on Saturday. Once they awoke round 5 a.m. Sunday, the door to their house was ajar and Guity was lacking.
Police instantly responded to the house advanced and talked to a resident who mentioned they noticed the suspect with the lacking little one.
An Amber Alert was issued for Guity and the suspect, 50-year-old Holman Hernandez, who was driving a Nissan Sentra. That automotive was noticed round 2 p.m. at a resort only a mile and a half away from the house advanced.
“Administration knowledgeable officers that they rented a room at roughly 7:30 to the suspect,” Finner mentioned Sunday.
Officers knocked on the door of the room that the suspect was staying in and didn’t obtain a solution, so that they pressured their approach inside, the place they discovered the suspect and the lady.
“He did put up a bit little bit of resistance earlier than they took him into custody, however no person’s injured,” Finner mentioned.
Police don’t consider that there’s a connection between the suspect and Guity however are nonetheless investigating the kidnapping. Holman is at the moment in custody. It wasn’t instantly clear what fees he would face.