Man kidnaps 7-year-old girl, throws her off bridge

 

Police say she suffered “visible injuries” that were not life-threatening.
Police say she suffered "visible injuries" that were not life-threatening.

Worcester, Massachusetts - Investigators say she was put in a car, choked and then thrown into Lake Quinsigamond.

By AP

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Published: Tue 29 Aug 2017, 12:00 AM

Last updated: Tue 29 Aug 2017, 10:28 AM

Police in Massachusetts say a 7-year-old girl was kidnapped from her grandparents' home and thrown from a bridge into a lake but survived.
Police say the girl was taken at around 2:30 am on Sunday from the Worcester home by 35-year-old family friend Joshua Hubert.
Investigators say she was put in a car, choked and then thrown into Lake Quinsigamond (kwin-SIG'-uh-mund).
The girl swam to shore in the town of Shrewsbury and was discovered at about 4:00am.
Police say she suffered "visible injuries" that were not life-threatening.
Hubert is charged with kidnapping. A not-guilty plea was entered at his arraignment on Monday. He was ordered held without bail pending a dangerousness hearing set for Thursday.
Prosecutors say Hubert could face additional charges.
Hubert's lawyer says he maintains his innocence.


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