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Biloxi man accused of kidnapping and abusing infant

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Friday night, 35-year-old Vandy Bell Lewis Jr. was arrested and charged with parental kidnapping, robbery, grand larceny and felony child abuse.

Authorities say Lewis took an infant from the mother during an argument.

Authorities say he assaulted the mother while taking the keys to her vehicle. They say Lewis assaulted the infant, threw the infant in the back seat of the vehicle and drove away.

The child was recovered in New Orleans without Lewis.

Authorities say Lewis traveled back to Biloxi and dropped off the mother's vehicle, hoping he would not be arrested on any of the charges.

The child did not suffer an serious injuries.

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