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Man Arrested in Howard County for Allegedly Kidnapping Four Year Old

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NewsWest 9

A Big Spring man now faces charges in two counties after he kidnapped a four year old on Monday night.

We're told 52-year-old Martin Silguero took the kid from his girlfriend without telling her and then used her car to get away.

An amber alert was issued but the stolen vehicle was spotted by deputies in Howard County early Tuesday morning.

Silguero and Veronica Rios were questioned and told police where the child was.

The toddler was found alone in a motel room.

Silguero was arrested and the car was impounded.

He's been charged with kidnapping in Ector County and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle in Howard County.

Rios was also arrested but on unrelated charges    

The child showed no signs of being harmed and is now back at home.

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