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Man arrested on suspicion of double kidnapping in Billings

Posted at 9:04 AM, Mar 08, 2024

Update 4:50 p.m.

One man was arrested Thursday night on suspicion of kidnapping two children at a Billings motel, according to Billings police.

Officers responded to the call at the Motel 6 on 5400 Midland Road at 11:58 p.m. to find the two children already returned to the complainant, Lt. Matt Lennick told MTN News.

The complainant had returned to their hotel room to find the suspect in the middle of a robbery, and the two children missing, according to Lennick. The two children were found in another room before the person called police, Lennick said.

Officers found the suspect, identified as Karl Two Moons, in another part of the hotel. He faces two counts of kidnapping and one count of burglary. He was booked into Yellowstone County jail.

BILLINGS - The Billings Police Department is investigating a "double kidnapping" reported late Thursday.

According to a social media post, officers responded at about 11:57 p.m. to 5400 Midland Road for a kidnapping report involving two juvenile victims. Police said the juveniles were located without injuries and the suspect was located and arrested a short time later at 5353 Midland Road during a search of the property.

The ages of the victims and suspect and any possible relationship between them was not disclosed, and the case "is being forwarded to BPD Detectives for further investigation," the post states.

No other information was released. This is a developing story. Check back for updates.