Merced woman accused of kidnapping a child

April 12, 2013 12:48:15 AM PDT
A Merced woman is in jail after police say she kidnapped a two-to-four-year-old boy early Friday morning.

Merced Police say around two this morning they responded to a call about a break-in at the Convington Creek Apartments. A mother at the complex said her son was sleeping in their living room when the suspect, Felicia Long broke in, took the child and ran off.

Police say the mother attempted to stop Long as Long threw the boy down and kicked him. They say the mother was then hit several times in the head and face.

Both the mother and her son were treated on scene by paramedics. Both sustained only minor injuries.

Long was arrested and now faces kidnapping, residential burglary, aggravated assault, child abuse, and vandalism charges.

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