Abducted girl, 4, found safe in Maryland

LAWRENCEVILLE - A 4-year-old Gwinnett County girl kidnapped Monday by her father has been found unharmed in Maryland, some 600 miles away, police said.

Sheriff's deputies in Prince George's County apprehended the alleged kidnapper, Alejandro Humberto Guzman, 29, just after 9 a.m. Thursday.

Guzman is being detained in Upper Marlboro, a Maryland community outside Washington, D.C. He's awaiting extradition to Gwinnett on kidnapping charges, though additional charges may be forthcoming, Gwinnett police spokeswoman Cpl. Illana Spellman said.

Spellman said it was unclear what led Guzman to that area of the country.

The girl, Ingrid Ghisell Guzman-Reyes, is unharmed and in the custody of the Department of Children and Family Services in Maryland, Spellman said. An official with the Prince George's County Sheriff's Department did not return calls seeking comment.

The GBI issued a Levi's Call for the missing Lawrenceville girl late Tuesday night after Guzman had reportedly threatened to kill her.

He was said to be traveling in a gray, 1993 Honda Accord with a Texas tag, possibly bound for Houston.

Guzman and his daughter had been missing since Monday morning, when he was supposed to have dropped the child off at her mother's workplace but never showed.