WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah (ABC 4 News) - A 42-year-old man was arrested Thursday night, accused of kidnapping a 13-year-old girl.
West Valley City police arrested Luis Gomez Velasco late Thursday night near 6300 West and 3600 South.. Police say he planned on taking his niece to Mexico.
Investigators say Velasco was engaged in a sexual relationship with the girl over the past two years.
Her mother reported missing Thursday night.
Police say the girl was returned to her family, and that Velasco is facing felony charges, including child kidnapping, rape of a child, and aggravated sexual abuse of a child.