‘Armed and Dangerous’ Suspect in Custody After Allegedly Abducting 2 Young Daughters


A child abduction suspect considered “armed and dangerous” was taken into custody Saturday evening after he abducted his two young daughters, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. The abduction prompted an Amber Alert across Los Angeles, Orange and San Diego Counties earlier in the evening.

The alert was issued around 7 p.m. and called off around 8:30 p.m. The girls were found safe in the Willowbrook area, police said.

The suspect’s vehicle was described as a 2014 black and purple Dodge Challenger with California plate number 7WKZ957.

Anthony Lee Gaines Jr., 29, was wanted in connection with abducting the girls, ages 5 and 7, at 3 a.m., according to the Amber Alert. 

Gaines is described as an African American male who is 6’3″ and weighs around 155 pounds. He was last seen wearing a…

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