LOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles police have arrested a 29-year-old man on suspicion of kidnapping a 10-year-old Northridge girl last week, but are still looking for another man wanted in connection with the crime.

Daniel Martinez of West Hills was arrested early Sunday in the 18200 block of Rayen Street in Northridge, about two miles east of the girl's residence. Police announced the arrest Monday afternoon and said Martinez was being held on $1 million bail.

The LAPD did not disclose why Martinez was at that Rayen Street location at the time of his arrest.

They did not specify what led them to Martinez or what the motivation for the kidnapping might have been.

Tobias Dustin Summers, 30, whom police publicly identified Saturday as a suspect, is still at large.

"Investigators have reason to believe that Summers may be in the San Diego area and may have changed his appearance by shaving his head," police wrote in a news release Monday.

Both suspects have long criminal records.

Summers is a parolee with prior convictions for theft, battery, receiving stolen property and possession of explosives. He has been arrested on suspicion of kidnapping, robbery and auto theft, police said. Summers also has been accused of child annoyance, but is not a registered sex offender.

LAPD records show Martinez has been arrested at least seven previous times on suspicion of Advertisement crimes including battery, possession of a dangerous weapon and making criminal threats.


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He has been convicted of making criminal threats, burglary, theft, unlawful entrance, resisting or obstructing an officer and possession of a nunchaku, court records show.

Their connection to the girl and her family was not clear.

The girl went missing for 11 hours Wednesday. Her mother saw her in bed about 1 a.m. that day.

The mother woke to a noise about 3:30 a.m., checked on her daughter and discovered her missing. A child living nearby later told his mother he heard a door slam about that time.

The girl later told police she was abducted by two men, put in several vehicles and taken to a vacant home and a warehouse.

They dropped her off at Kaiser Permanente's Woodland Hills Medical Center, and she was spotted shortly before 3 p.m. wandering shoeless around a Woodland Hills strip mall.

She had "facial bruising and lacerations," police said. After being evaluated at a hospital, she went home to her family.

The Los Angeles Times quoted sources saying the girl was sexually assaulted, but police have not publicly confirmed or denied that.

"We're not discussing that part of the case," Lt. Andrew Neiman, an LAPD spokesman, said Monday.

He cited the fact the victim is a minor and the ongoing investigation.

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