15-year-old boy kidnaps toddler before being stopped by 8 and 10-year-old siblings (video)By Mason White 10:12 AM March 12, 2015
|The teen holding the kidnapped toddler|
By: Tanya Malhotra
(Scroll down for video) A teenage boy was arrested after he was caught on surveillance video kidnapping a young child.
The 15-year-old of Sprague, Washington, was arrested by the Sheriff of Lincoln County after a 72 hour investigation following the dramatic kidnapping attempt.
The children were playing unsupervised in a park near the home of their babysitter, when the teenager grabbed 22-month-old Owen Wright and fled.
The boy’s 8-year-old sister and her 10-year-old brother began chasing the suspect, while screaming loudly for help.
Passersby who heard the screams, chased the kidnapper. The suspect soon dropped the child and fled the area.
The boy’s father Michael Wright, is proud of his son Brendan and daughter Delicia, for helping to save their younger brother.
Michael Wright said that the children were supposed to be supervised at the babysitter’s home while he was at work.
The 15-year-old suspect was booked into a juvenile detention center and he is facing charges of kidnapping.