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Alleged Auburn Kidnapping Case Closed

Case solved in alleged kidnapping attempt in Auburn. The Placer County Sheriff’s Office was seeking the public’s help in identifying a man who allegedly attempted to kidnap a 4-year-old boy from the Dollar Tree store in north Auburn on Wednesday evening. Public Information Officer Dena Erwin tells KNCO the incident was a timing issue and a misinterpretation of activity.

Click here to listen to Officer Dena Erwin

Erwin says good detective work led to the resolution of the issue.

Click here to listen to Officer Dena Erwin

Fortunately the man’s name was unknown so it was never released to the media.

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