Teen kidnapped in Georgia found safe in Montgomery

Published: Jan. 11, 2022 at 11:42 AM CST|Updated: Jan. 11, 2022 at 4:09 PM CST
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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - A 16-year-old kidnapped in Georgia was found safe in Montgomery Tuesday morning, and his father was taken into custody, according to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency.

Law enforcement located the suspect’s vehicle in the parking lot of the Family Dollar store at 3619 Eastern Boulevard and recovered the teen without incident, ALEA confirmed.

There was a heavy law enforcement presence outside the store around 11 a.m.

Ronald Rodas, 41, of Louisiana was taken into custody.

According to the Clayton County, Georgia, Police Department, Rodas kidnapped his son Tuesday morning from a bus stop. Law enforcement believed Rodas was heading to Louisiana.

Clayton County is south of Atlanta.

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