Police: TH Man locked 5 year old in motel room

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) – A Vigo County man was arrested after police say he locked a five-year-old girl in his motel room and removed some of her clothing.

Officials report the victim and her older brother were playing outside of the Econo Lodge in Terre Haute. Witnesses say that is when Timothy Blazier called her into his room.

The parents of the child told police they went to find her and heard screaming from the Blazier’s room.

They say the suspect opened the door and released the child.

When police arrived, they found the girl’s pants inside the motel room.

This is an ongoing investigation.

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