According to the police, the 20-year-old was to try to kidnap a five-year-old girl from a playground in Katowice. The man was scared off by the child’s father. And a few minutes later the police stopped him. Now the suspect faces up to five years in prison for attempting to kidnap the girl.
The attempt to kidnap the five-year-old took place on Thursday in one of the estates in Katowice. The man tried to lead the girl out of the fenced playground where she was with her father. The girl’s father, who also looked after his seven-year-old son, when he realized that something disturbing was going on, scared the man, then the perpetrator fled the playground – reports Agnieszka Żyłka, sub-commissioner from the Katowice police.
20-year-old detained a few minutes after trying to kidnap a child
The child’s father informed the police about the case. He described the officers in detail what the man looked like. Thanks to this, this one was in the hands of uniforms after a while. – The perpetrator was arrested just a few minutes after the incident by policemen from the riot police. It turned out to be a 20-year-old – informs Żyłka.
The man heard a charge of an attempted abduction of a five-year-old girl. The prosecutor’s office asked the court to impose a preventive measure in the form of temporary detention against the 20-year-old. The suspect is now facing up to five years in prison.
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