Northridge Kidnapping, Assault Suspect Appears in Court – Chip Yost Reports

LOS ANGELES — The man suspected of kidnapping and assaulting a 10-year-old Northridge girl made his first court appearance Thursday.

Summers, a felon and reputed gang member, was captured Wednesday morning at a drug and alcohol rehabilitation facility in Las Misiones, a small community about 200 miles south of the U.S. border in Mexico, authorities said.

He was taken to a Los Angeles jail later that day, and was being held in lieu of $19-million bail.

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