Man facing charges after allegedly kidnapping seven-year-old girl in Shippensburg

CUMBERLAND COUNTY, Pa.– A man is facing charges after allegedly kidnapping a seven-year-old girl.

Kelvin Mojica-Reyes, 25, is facing kidnapping for ransom, burglary, unlawful restraint of minor, criminal trespass, and simple assault, among other related charges for his role in the incident.

On August 22 around 4:45 p.m., police were dispatched to an apartment in the 300 block of North Fayette Street in Shippensburg for a report of a domestic incident, with a man reportedly attacking a woman.

Upon arrival, police spoke with a witness who said that Mojica-Reyes took an adult woman and a seven-year-old child, forcing them to get into a vehicle.

Police were able to identify the subjects, and learned that Mojica-Reyes had just been served with a Protection From Abuse Order on August 21.

That order stated that he was not to have any contact with either victim.

An amber alert was activated for the victims.

According to the criminal complaint, Mojica-Reyes took the victims to an unknown location in Adams County where they stopped for gasoline. It was there that Mojica-Reyes allegedly told the victims they could leave, and they were located by police in Shippensburg.

During his arraignment on the morning of August 23, Mojica-Reyes’ bail was denied, and he was committed to Cumberland County Prison.

UPDATE: State police say the 7-year-old victim and her mother Darlene Danesa Rijo-Aquino have been found safe.


The Pennsylvania State Police has issued an Amber Child Abduction Alert for the Shippensburg Borough Police Department, Cumberland County PA.

Shippensburg Borough Police Department is searching for Kayla Delrosario age 7. Delrosario is a Hispanic female with an unknown clothing description.

She was last seen in the area of 304 North Fayette St, Shippensburg Borough, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania.

Delrosario was reported abducted by her father, Kelvin Mojica-Reyes. Mojica-Reyes a 25 year old Hispanic male, is driving a white Toyota Corolla sedan bearing Pennsylvania Registration KRR6053.

Shippensburg Borough Police is also searching for Delrosario’s mother, Darlene Danesa Rijo-Aquino. Rijo-Aquino¬†is a 28 year-old Hispanic female with an unknown clothing description.

Anyone with information about the abduction should immediately contact the police by calling 911.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.