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Attempted Kidnapping

Post Date:02/23/2020 7:27 PM

 

EL CAJON POLICE DEPT. – PRESS RELEASE INFORMATION SHEET 

 

TYPE OF INCIDENT:   ATTEMPTED KIDNAPPING

         

OCCURRED:    2-23-20 at 3:18 pm

 

LOCATION OF OCCURRENCE: 415 FLETCHER PARKWAY

 

RESUME OF INCIDENT:

On 2-23-2020, at approximately 3:18 pm, El Cajon Police Officers responded to 415 Fletcher Parkway in the City of El Cajon reference a male adult that attempted to grab a one year old female child away from her mother.

The incident was witnessed by several people. The witnesses were able to give officers a description of the suspect before he fled.  Officers located a male closely matching the description nearby. Witnesses positively identified the male being detained by officers as the suspect from the attempted kidnapping. The 40 year old male suspect, who appears to be transient, was arrested for attempted kidnapping. There are no suspects outstanding.

This is believed to be an isolated incident and there are no further pending investigations at this time.

If there is anyone with further information regarding this incident, please call the El Cajon Police Department at (619) 579-3311. 

COMPLETED BY:

Lt. Darrin Forster

Patrol Division

El Cajon Police Department

REVIEWED BY:

Capt. Royal Bates

El Cajon Police Department

DATE/TIME: 2-23-2020 @ 7:00 PM

Mike Moulton, Chief of Police

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