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Mark Hicks
The Detroit News

A man suspected of kidnapping his girlfriend's 3-year-old child, who was safely recovered, has been arrested, Detroit police said.

Shawn Shorts, 27, allegedly assaulted the woman around 7 p.m. on the 9100 block of Minock then fled with the 3-year-old child in a gold Ford Explorer, investigators said in a statement.

The child was safely recovered within hours.

Shorts was taken into custody by 10:30 p.m., the Police Department said. Other details were not released.