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AWOL Soldier In Custody, Accused Of Kidnapping His Infant Child

An AWOL solder, accused of abducting his infant daughter and vanishing, is in custody.

Derik Hembree, 24, was arrested near Lawton, Wednesday.

Officials said he left his 1 month old daughter at a fire station in Lawton.

Authorities said Hembree fled his Colorado base with the baby in violation of a custody order.

Arrangements are being made to return the baby to Colorado.

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