(CBS DETROIT) – Detroit Police have arrested a man accused of kidnapping his girlfriend’s 3-year-old child.

Kidnapping suspect Shawn Shorts | Credit: Detroit Police Department

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Allegedly Shawn Shorts, 27, physically assaulted his girlfriend at about 7 p.m. on Dec. 7. This happened in the 9100 block of Minock.

Shorts then fled with the 3-year-old in a gold Ford Explorer.

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The child was recovered within a few hours.

Shorts was then taken into custody by Detroit Police.

No other details have been released.

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