Man tries to kidnap young boy at wrestling tournament
Last Friday, a man was pictured lifting a boy up and trying to walk away him at Oklahoma City State Fairgrounds. However, the unidentified man put the boy back down after the child fought back by kicking and screaming.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Police are looking for a man who last Friday tried to pick up an 8-year-old boy and walk away with him.
The incident took place during a wrestling event at Oklahoma City State Fairgrounds.
The man is pictured grabbing the boy from behind and then trying to walk away with him. According to a post by the Oklahoma City Police on their Facebook page, the child kicked and screamed until the stranger put him down. The man then fled the scene.
Police and the boy’s father are calling the incident an attempted child abduction.
Security was reportedly tight at the fairgrounds, where some 2,000 people were in attendance, but no guards saw the incident unfold, reported local news outlet KFOR-TV.
Stills from a security camera show the moment a man tries to grab an 8-year-old boy in Oklahoma City. OKLAHOMA POLICE
Police are calling the incident an attempted child kidnapping. OKLAHOMA POLICE
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