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Man arrested for attempting to kidnap 14-year-old girl in Merced

A 30-year-old man is facing kidnapping charges after he tried to take a 14-year-old girl to a Mercedes, authorities said. It happened on Saturday around 7:26 p.m. near a laundry mat at 1100 block of West Olive Drive. said the Merced police department. Paul Rodriguez was arrested after he grabbed the hand of a teenager and dragged her between two cars, according to police. The teenager’s father and another man heard her screams for help and confronted the man. Rodriguez left the teenager and ran, authorities said. He was found and arrested near Meadows Avenue 1100. He was held in Merced County Jail. No other details were given. Police ask anyone with information about this incident to contact Officer Ramon Ayala at 209-385-6905 or email ayalar@cityofmerced.org.

A 30-year-old man faces charges of kidnapping after he tried to take a 14-year-old girl to a Mercedes, authorities said.

It happened on Saturday around 7:26 p.m. near a laundry mat on the 1100 block of West Olive Drive, the Merced Police Department said.

Paul Rodriguez was arrested after he grabbed the hand of a teenager and dragged her between two cars, according to police. The teenager’s father and another man heard her screams for help and confronted the man.

Rodriguez left the teenager and ran, authorities said. He was found and arrested near Meadows Avenue 1100.

He was held in Merced County Jail.

No other details were given.

Police ask anyone with information about this incident to contact Officer Ramon Ayala at 209-385-6905 or email ayalar@cityofmerced.org.

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