Possible Attempted Kidnapping Near Clovis North - KMPH FOX 26 | Central San Joaquin Valley News Source

Possible Attempted Kidnapping Near Clovis North

Posted:
FRESNO, Calif. (KMPH) -

A misunderstanding or an attempted kidnapping at Clovis North High School Wednesday afternoon. Fresno Police say a very frightened 14-year-old girl is now safe at home. What detectives are trying to figure out is whether a 22-year-old man tried to kidnap her by the Clovis North campus or was he just clowning around.

He's in hot water and he could be facing an attempted kidnapping charge after he talks to detectives downtown. Fresno Police were called just after 4:30 Wednesday afternoon.

A 14-year-old girl told them a man in a green Mercedes tried to kidnap her. Lt. Anthony Martinez says the man was sitting in his car in the school parking lot when police arrived. "Based on what the victim has told us this could be something as severe as maybe an attempted kidnapping. This could also be something close to a misunderstanding when the male was simply trying to get the female's attention."

Police also searched the man's car and then called a service to have it towed to an impound yard. Right now it's a she said, he said case. The man hasn't been booked into jail. Because the incident happened at Clovis North, school safety always comes into focus.

  • Local NewsLocal NewsMore>>

  • Honor Flight Day 2: Veterans Visit WWII Memorial

    Honor Flight Day 2: Veterans Visit WWII Memorial

    It's a day veterans on the Central Valley Honor Flight say they'll always remember. Tuesday, the 68 men and one woman who served during World War II visited the memorial dedicated to them in Washington D.C.For Albert Metzger, being in Washington D.C. at the world war two memorial is something he never thought he would do.“I'm honored to be thought of like that, it's just great,” says World War II Veteran Albert Metzger.The 90 year old was a gunner on a B-24 liberator. He flew 30-bombing missi...More >>
    It's a day veterans on the Central Valley Honor Flight say they'll always remember. Tuesday, the 68 men and one woman who served during World War II visited the memorial dedicated to them in Washington D.C.For Albert Metzger, being in Washington D.C. at the world war two memorial is something he never thought he would do.“I'm honored to be thought of like that, it's just great,” says World War II Veteran Albert Metzger.The 90 year old was a gunner on a B-24 liberator. He flew 30-bombing missi...More >>
  • Buchanan High School Student Shot Accidentally By Hunter In Woods

    Buchanan High School Student Shot Accidentally By Hunter In Woods

    A 17-year-old Buchanan High School student is still in a bay area intensive care unit after a hunter accidentally shot him over the weekend.The family of Jim Moua says he was hunting squirrels with his father and little brother in the hills of Monterey County Saturday morning.The family says another hunter mistakenly shot him with a shotgun.He was airlifted to a San Jose hospital.Family members say he was hit with more than a dozen pellets of buck shot including 1 in his stomach and 10 in hi...More >>
    A 17-year-old Buchanan High School student is still in a bay area intensive care unit after a hunter accidentally shot him over the weekend.The family of Jim Moua says he was hunting squirrels with his father and little brother in the hills of Monterey County Saturday morning.The family says another hunter mistakenly shot him with a shotgun.He was airlifted to a San Jose hospital.Family members say he was hit with more than a dozen pellets of buck shot including 1 in his stomach and 10 in hi...More >>
  • Man Claims He was Ripped Off While Buying a TV Listed on a Facebook Page

    Man Claims He was Ripped Off While Buying a TV Listed on a Facebook Page

    You've heard the saying, "If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is."Alejandro Albert learned his lesson the hard way.The Fresno father of three was looking to reward one of his daughters for her grades, and thought a television would make a great gift.So, he turned to social media, hoping luck would strike again.He had already bought a gaming system and power tools through the Facebook group, “559 Make an Offer”.He found a post by a woman named Erika Esquivel, for a 32” flatscreen tel...More >>
    You've heard the saying, "If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is."Alejandro Albert learned his lesson the hard way.The Fresno father of three was looking to reward one of his daughters for her grades, and thought a television would make a great gift.So, he turned to social media, hoping luck would strike again.He had already bought a gaming system and power tools through the Facebook group, “559 Make an Offer”.He found a post by a woman named Erika Esquivel, for a 32” flatscreen tel...More >>
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and KMPH. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.