Crime and Courts

DC Man Sought for Kidnapping His 3-Year-Old Daughter: Police

Tavonte Robinson, 20, and McKenzie Washington, 3
Metropolitan Police Department

A D.C. man is sought for allegedly breaking into a home early Sunday and taking his 3-year-old daughter in what police called a parental kidnapping case. 

The child, McKenzie Washington, has been located, police said in an update Monday morning.

Her father, 20-year-old Tavonte Robinson, is still sought.

Robinson is accused of forcefully breaking into a home in the 1300 block of T Street SE at about 12:50 a.m. Sunday. He smashed a glass door, the little girl’s mother told police, a report says.

Once inside, Robinson took his daughter and left in a white Chevy Suburban, police say. 


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Robinson is accused of burglary and a parental kidnapping offense. 

Anyone who has information on the father or daughter is asked to contact police. A reward of as much as $1,000 is available. 

Stay with NBC Washington for more details on this developing story. 

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