Read as much as you want on BostonGlobe.com, anywhere and anytime, for just 99¢.

Two charged in LA girl’s kidnapping

LOS ANGELES — Two men with criminal pasts were charged Wednesday in the kidnapping of a 10-year-old girl who was sexually assaulted after being taken from her Los Angeles home in the middle of the night.

Prosecutors filed nearly three dozen counts of sexual assault against 30-year-old fugitive Tobias Summers. He also faces kidnapping and burglary charges, along with suspected accomplice Daniel Martinez.

Continue reading below

If convicted, Summers could face multiple life terms in prison.

Authorities believe Martinez waited in a car outside the girl’s home and drove a short distance with Summers and the girl after they emerged from the house.

Martinez then left and was not involved any further, prosecutors said. Martinez was expected in court later Wednesday after being arrested on Sunday in Northridge, the area of Los Angeles, where the girl lives. If convicted, he could face up to 12 years in prison.

The girl was abducted at about 3 a.m. on March 27 and found about 12 hours later wandering near a Starbucks about 6 miles away.

Loading comments...
Subscriber Log In

You have reached the limit of 5 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week
Marketing image of BostonGlobe.com
Marketing image of BostonGlobe.com