Suspect In Florida Girl's Kidnapping To Be Extradited

Posted at 11:29 AM, Oct 12, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-12 12:33:21-04

The suspect accused of kidnapping a 4-year-old girl from her home will be extradited back to Florida, following his arrest in Memphis.  

West Hogs was taken into custody Monday afternoon after a two-day manhunt that prompted Amber Alerts across several states, including Tennessee. 

Authorities said Hogs, a longtime family friend, took Rebecca Lewis from her home early Saturday morning.

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation issued a statewide Amber Alert after Hogs and Rebecca were seen at a Daily's convenience store on Antioch Pike at Interstate 24 on Monday morning. 

The two were seen on surveillance video inside the store at 2:30 a.m. 

Hours later, Hogs was taken into custody in Memphis. Rebecca was taken to an area for observation and was later reunited with her family in Florida Tuesday afternoon.

WREG reports Hogs will be extradited back to Florida to face charges and did not fight the request.