- Associated Press - Friday, January 29, 2016

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) - Law enforcement authorities in western South Dakota say a man wanted in Virginia for parental kidnapping has been arrested.

The Pennington County Sheriff’s Office says 33-year-old Jason Mardis was arrested without incident Thursday at a campground in Rapid City where he and a child were staying in a camper.

Authorities say the child was found during the arrest and is in good health. They say the child in under the custody of the South Dakota Department of Social Services while arrangements are made with the custodial parent.

The Virginia man is being held without bond at the Pennington County Jail.


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