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Saturday, March 30, 2013

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LAPD/F.B.I. Seek Public’s Help Locating Child Kidnapping Suspect NR13106ne

Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) Robbery Homicide Division and the Federal Bureau of Investigation are asking for the public’s help in locating 30-year-old Tobias Dustin Summers.  Summers is wanted in connection with the kidnapping of a 10-year-old girl from the Northridge Area.  He is described as a male White, 160 pounds with blonde hair and blue eyes.  Summers is described as having close cropped hair.

Below is the release associated with this suspect:

On Wednesday, March 27, 2013 around 1 a.m., a 10-year-old girl was last seen by her mother in bed at their residence in the 8000 block of Oakdale Avenue in the Northridge area.  Around 3:30 a.m., the girl’s mother went to check on her and discovered that she was missing.

After a lengthy search, the girl was located at Canoga and Oxnard Streets on March 27th around 2:50 pm.

The LAPD and FBI are asking for the public’s help in providing information to the whereabouts of Tobias Dustin Summers a wanted suspect.

Anyone who spots this suspect is asked to call 9-1-1.  Anyone with information on the whereabouts of this suspect is urged to immediately call the Robbery Homicide Topline at 213-486-6890.  During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247).  Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477).  Tipsters may also contact Crime Stoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone.  All text messages should begin with the letters “LAPD.” Tipsters may also go to www.LAPDOnline.org, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.