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>>

  • Police Arrest Woman They Say Set Home On Fire

    Police Arrest Woman They Say Set Home On Fire

    A woman has now been arrested for a fire that was set on purpose in the area of First Street and Tulare Avenue in Fresno.More >>
    A woman has now been arrested for a fire that was set on purpose in the area of First Street and Tulare Avenue in Fresno.More >>
  • Woman Ejected In Morning Crash In Southwest Fresno

    Woman Ejected In Morning Crash In Southwest Fresno

    A woman, not wearing a seat belt, was ejected when two cars crashed at Jensen and Brawley in Southwest Fresno early Wednesday morning.More >>
    A woman, not wearing a seat belt, was ejected when two cars crashed at Jensen and Brawley in Southwest Fresno early Wednesday morning.
    More >>
  • Yosemite National Park Fire Continues To Spread

    Yosemite National Park Fire Continues To Spread

    Right now, firefighters are still trying to gain control of two wildfires in the Sierra Nevada.The French Fire is burning in the steep terrain of Madera County, just east of Coarsegold near Mammoth Pool Reservoir.People living in the Kinsman Flat and Mammoth Pool areas are being told to be packed and ready to leave if the fire becomes a threat.So far some 2,000 acres have burned.The other fire is burning near the communities of El Portal and Foresta, right on the edge of Yosemite National Pa...More >>
    Right now, firefighters are still trying to gain control of two wildfires in the Sierra Nevada.The French Fire is burning in the steep terrain of Madera County, just east of Coarsegold near Mammoth Pool Reservoir.People living in the Kinsman Flat and Mammoth Pool areas are being told to be packed and ready to leave if the fire becomes a threat.So far some 2,000 acres have burned.The other fire is burning near the communities of El Portal and Foresta, right on the edge of Yosemite National Pa...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.