Norfolk man arrested in abduction of 3-month-old in February

CHESAPEAKE, Va. — Police say a Norfolk man has been arrested and faces multiple charges in the February abduction of a 3-month-old.

The Virginian-Pilot reports Chesapeake police spokesman L.C. Kosinski says 21-year-old Antonio Obrien Reid has been charged with felony child neglect, abduction, vehicle theft, larceny with intent to sell or distribute and possession of a stolen vehicle.

Police say the charges were filed on May 17.

An Amber Alert was issued on Feb. 3 for Vanessa Varrios-Dasilva, who was inside a vehicle stolen from a gas station. The baby was found unharmed but abandoned.

Copyright © 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, written or redistributed.

Related Categories:

Crime News | Local News | Virginia News

More from WTOP

Log in to your WTOP account for notifications and alerts customized for you.

Sign up