Fugitive Charged in ‘Unspeakably Traumatic Attack’ on 10-Year-Old Girl Is Still Out There

tobias summersThe man who kidnapped a 10-year-old girl last week is still at large. But Tobias Dustin Summers has been charged with 36 counts of sexual assault, kidnapping, and first degree burglary. We knew the girl had been sexually assaulted, but it must have been especially awful to add up to 36 counts (he had her for 10 hours!). Police are calling it an "unspeakably traumatic attack." And she was only ten years old.

The LA Weekly has details on what Summers allegedly did to this innocent child, but you may not want to read them. They are horrific -- you wouldn't want any of this to happen to a person of any age. But it's especially wrenching to know that all of this happened to a little girl.

She's lucky to still be alive, after what happened to her. It will take a long time for her to heal -- physically, emotionally, and psychologically. My heart breaks for her and her family. And now that we know what Summers is charged with, I hope even more that they catch him.

I wonder if by now just about everyone in the country has seen Summers' photo enough times to spot him on sight. Just this week, police released security video of a man who mugged a woman at a subway station. He was caught and turned in very soon after. Releasing a suspect's photo really can work. I think it's just a matter of time before Summers is caught.

If convicted, Summers could get three consecutive life sentences. And even that would not be enough.

Do you think Summers will be caught soon?

 

Image via LAPD

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gogoh... gogohas2babies

There is no rehabilitating this guy. He should get his Penis snipped in the most painful way possible and then just left to be fed to a lion or something 

Heather Merge

Bullet straight to the head for this monster!

LeeshaE LeeshaE

A bullet to the head is a kindness he does not deserve now a bullet to the stomach without treatment would be more fitting

MrsCh... MrsChurch

I shouldn't have read the complaint. It's the most horrifying thing I've ever read (and I've worked in the ciminal justice field for many years). I'm STILL crying. This is a case where the death penalty should be allowed. I'm sick to my stomach and my heart is broken for that little girl and her family.

Craft... CraftyJenna

12 years? fucking seriously, that's ALL he's facing? A max 12 year sentance for what he did to this poor girl. You go to jail longer for stealing a car or selling weed. This country's justice system is seriously fucked up. 

Rumsita Rumsita

No, the perp is facing 3 life sentences.  It is the getaway driver who is facing 12 years.  I hope they catch him before he can hurt anyone else!

Heather Valdez

Just the summary of the complaint was enough for me. I hope he dies a terrible, slow, painful death with many many horrific things done to him.

Melissa Brewington-Wittman

I couldn't read the complaint either.  Just hearing the age of this child made me sick to my stomach.  The death penalty is too kind.  Put him prison and tell all of the other prisoners what he's in there for.


 

Tucey Marie Collingwood

I say let him get in the prison with everyone then announce it over the loud speaker...death is not harsh enough. He needs to see the open end of a shot gun pointed in his mouth

nonmember avatar amanda

I agree, a slow painful death only to relive it over and over for eternity yet not actually get to the death part!

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