Police Arrest Man, 42, For Trying To Abduct Boy, 9

PALM DESERT (CBS)  — Police arrested a 42-year-old Palm Desert man Wednesday that they said attempted to kidnap a 9-year-old boy.

Authorities said police got a call at 2:57 p.m., about 15 minutes after a man supposedly grabbed an arm of one of three boys walking together near Magnesia Falls Drive and Portola Avenue.

At 3:06 p.m., deputies stopped a pedestrian who matched a description provided by the boys, sheriff’s spokeswoman Herlinda Valenzuela reported.

She said the 9-year-old, who was not hurt, and the two other boys all identified the man as the suspect.

Valenzuela said deputies took Brian Kelly into custody without incident.

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  1. franky belomo says:

    Sad thing the DA will reject the case and I am sure the man will be released from prison on a unrelated case. The system is amazing.

  2. 2958 says:

    Execute this F…K!!!!!!!!!!

  3. HollywoodSaint says:

    maybe he just needed help finding his lost puppy

  4. Josh says:

    Sad that White people cannot stop molesting kids.

  5. jip says:

    Execute him today!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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