Authorities: Child kidnapped in Dillon County found safe, suspect in custody

Authorities: Child kidnapped in Dillon County found safe, suspect in custody
A child who was reportedly kidnapped in Dillon County has been found safe, authorities said early Tuesday morning. (Source: Dillon County Sheriff's Office)

DILLON COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) – A child who was reportedly kidnapped in Dillon County has been found safe, authorities said.

Authorities announced shortly before 3 a.m. Tuesday that the suspect, Tracy Blackmon, was in custody.

Tracy Blackmon allegedly kidnapped his 18-month-old daughter, Alayna Blackmon, after he reportedly assaulted the child’s mother.

Authorities said Tracy Blackmon does not have custody of the little girl. He was wanted for domestic violence and kidnapping.

It was not immediately known where the Blackmon’s were located.

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