Man wanted in West Springfield for alleged kidnapping, rape of child arrested


WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – The man wanted by West Springfield police for charges of kidnapping and rape of a child was arrested by State Police Wednesday.

According to West Springfield Police, 19-year-old Gavin Ortiz was wanted for an incident at a motel on December 14. He is facing the following charges:

  • Enticing a child under the age of 16
  • Kidnapping
  • Aggravated rape of a child with force
  • Assault and battery
  • Rape of a child with force

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