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|November 23, 2017|
Alleged car thief, child abductor identified
FONTANA – (INT) – Police Tuesday identified a suspected car thief who kidnapped an infant causing an hour of anxiety for a young mother and police throughout the Inland Empire Monday afternoon.
Police said the mother had left her car running with her child inside when she parked at a Chipotle restaurant to pickup some food when a man jumped into the vehicle and sped off with the infant still inside.
That man, later identified as Christopher Tanpinu Agbaosi, 45, of Rialto was arrested an hour later after abandoning the stolen car in Norco. Agbaosi was arrested without incident, a short distance from the vehicle, while holding the kidnapped child. The child did not have any injuries, however was taken to a local hospital for a check up.
Story Date: September 16, 2017