PD: Angelo Martinez stabbed mother's boyfriend, kidnapped 6-year-old nephew

CASA GRANDE, AZ - A man is in custody for allegedly stabbing his mother's boyfriend in Casa Grande and then forcing his 6-year-old nephew to flee with him.

Casa Grande police say 40-year-old Angelo Martinez is being held on suspicion of aggravated assault, kidnapping, child abuse and criminal damage.

They say Martinez and his mother's boyfriend were involved in a confrontation around 6 p.m. Sunday at a home near Trekell and Rodeo roads in Casa Grande.

He's accused of stabbing the man later and then taking his nephew with him as he fled into the nearby desert.

The man was treated at a Phoenix-area hospital and released. His name hasn't been released.

Police and Pinal County Sheriff's deputies found the nephew uninjured under a tree.

Martinez was arrested late Sunday.

Police didn't immediately know Monday if Martinez has legal representation yet.

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