WANTED: West Springfield police looking for suspect in alleged kidnapping, rape of child


WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – West Springfield police are looking for a suspect believed to be involved with an alleged kidnapping and rape of a child.

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

If you have seen Ortiz or have any information on his whereabouts, you are asked to contact West Springfield Police Detective Arslan at 413-263-3210 ext. 233. You may remain anonymous.

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