Pa. man accused of kidnapping, assaulting 1-year-old girl

The toddler went missing from a Harrisburg home on Saturday

Travon Johnson, Harrisburg
Credit: WHTM

HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) – Police have arrested a man accused of taking a 1-year-old girl from a Harrisburg, Pennsylvania home over the weekend.

Travon Johnson, 23, was taken into custody late Monday afternoon.

The toddler went missing from a home in the 1400 block of South 15th Street on Saturday.

Police said she was found with injuries “consistent with being assaulted” on Sunday night and taken to a hospital for treatment.

The child’s mother reported that her daughter was in Johnson’s care and both were gone when she returned home.

Johnson later contacted the mother, confirmed he had the girl and warned that he would harm her if police got involved. He later left the girl at a home where authorities could find her, police said.

He will be charged with kidnapping, two counts of aggravated assault, interfering with the custody of a minor and concealing the whereabouts of a minor.


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