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Deputies make arrest in attempted kidnapping

Deputies make arrest in attempted kidnapping

RIVERVIEW, Fla. (970 WFLA)Hillsborough County sheriff’s deputies arrest a 15-year-old after an attempted kidnapping.

Late Friday, at 10:15 p.m., deputies said they responded to a home on Windermere Lake Drive in reference to an attempted kidnapping. Deputies said the female inside heard a noise and found an unknown male, who had smashed the window with a tennis shoe, standing in the bedroom holding her baby.

After a short struggle, deputies said the victim was able to grab the child from the suspect and push the suspect out of the window. Deputies said the suspect fled the scene and along with aviation, searched the surrounding area and were met with negative results.

Later, HCSO said the suspect returned to the scene and was stopped by deputies because he fit the description provided by the victim. After interviewing the subject, deputies said they arrested the teen for burglary of an occupied dwelling and attempted kidnapping. 


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