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Man arrested following attempted kidnapping

Man attempts to kidnap 14-year-old girl in Delano
Posted at 4:38 PM, Jan 27, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-27 19:44:12-05

DELANO, Calif. — According to the Delano Police Department, at around 8 p.m. Saturday officers were called to investigate a report regarding a juvenile possibly being annoyed or molested on Kalibo Street near 22nd Avenue in Delano.

Officers determined that 31-year-old Ronaldy Robles of Delano approached a group of girls to talk. When the girls tried to leave, Robles grabbed a 14-year-old girl and pulled her away from the group. The girl was able to free herself and run away unharmed.

Robles was found a short distance away and detained by DPD. Robles was arrested and subsequently charged with annoying or molesting a child and kidnapping.

The case is being further investigated by the Investigation Division.