Suspect in girl’s abduction back in US from Mexico

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — A fugitive charged with abducting and sexually assaulting a 10-year-old Los Angeles girl is back on American soil after being arrested in a Mexican village.

FBI Special Agent in Charge Tim Delaney said Wednesday that 30-year-old Tobias Summers is in California, traveling in the custody of FBI and local police, to Los Angeles. He will face 37 felony charges, including numerous sexual assault counts.

Authorities credit a $25,000 reward that was highly publicized south of the border for a phone tip Tuesday night.

Using that tip, the FBI tracked Summers to a drug and alcohol treatment facility in a tiny village on the coast between Tijuana and Ensenada.

The victim vanished from her home in the Northridge area of Los Angeles on March 27. She was found about 12 hours later.

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