MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The man who triggered an AMBER Alert last week in Cottage Grove was formally charged Monday with kidnapping and assault.

Twenty-four-year-old Jeffrey Lo faces two kidnapping charges, one second-degree assault charge and one domestic abuse charge stemming from the incident Friday morning in which investigators say he attacked his estranged girlfriend and kidnapped his two daughters.

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Jeffrey Lo (credit: Washington Co. Jail)

An AMBER Alert was issued and Lo was later found by Cottage Grove police in Cottage Grove with his two daughters, aged 1 and 3. Police say the two children were unharmed.

Lo made his first court appearance Monday and is due back June 24.

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