Police in Harrisburg Arrest Alleged Kidnapper
On Monday, March 12, 2018 at 4:45 PM, the Harrisburg Police report taking Travon Johnson into custody without incident on the 300 block of Crescent Street. Earlier on March 11, 2018 at about 6:45 PM, Harrisburg Police officers state they recovered 1 year old Dayyvani Cleveland Travon Johnson, police allege, took the child to a third party to be turned over to police. Additionally police say the child had injuries consistent with being assaulted and was taken to Harrisburg Hospital for treatment.
On March 11, 2018 at 7:00AM, Harrisburg Police received a call from a mother indicating to police Travon Johnson took her 1-year old daughter, Dayyani Cleveland. Officers contacted the mother who indicated she left Dayyvani Cleveland in the care of Travon Johnson while she went out and upon return to the home both were gone. Police reported the mother was contacted by Johnson who verifying he had the child. The mother allegedly told police Johnson warned that if police became involved that he would harm the child. The mother told police she heard the child crying in the background during the telephone call.