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|May 22, 2019|
Would-be kidnaper caught at Lake Elsinore sports park
LAKE ELSINORE – (INT) – A registered sex offender is facing additional charges after he allegedly attempted to abduct two boys from a play area at the Rosetta Canyon Sports Park Monday.
The victims, aged 3 and 4, were with their parents when Marcus DeWitt grabbed one by the arm and tried to pickup the other.
Family members witnessed DeWitt running away with the older boy but caught up with him and wrestled him from DeWitt’s grasp. Family members and other witnesses restrained DeWitt until sheriff’s deputies arrived.
Neither child was hurt. DeWitt, 29, of Lake Elsinore was jailed on suspicion of kidnapping.
Story Date: March 15, 2019