Kidnapping suspect arrested after vehicle stolen with toddler inside in South Carolina


Michael Christopher Moore (From: Greenville Co. Detention Center)

GREENVILLE COUNTY, S.C. (WSPA) – The suspect of Saturday night’s kidnapping in Greenville County was arrested Monday.

Greenville County Sheriff’s Office deputies said that a vehicle with an unattended child under the age of 5 was stolen from the parking lot of a gas station.

Deputies said the vehicle and child were found safely near Old White Horse Road Saturday night.

According to the sheriff’s office, Michael Christopher Moore, 37, was arrested on Monday near the intersection of Old White Horse Road and Roe Ford Road without incident.

Deputies said Moore is facing charges for:

  • kidnapping
  • grand larceny over $10,000
  • petit larceny from a previous incident

He is currently in the Greenville County Detention Center awaiting a bond hearing.

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