Oakland boy possibly targeted by kidnapper

- This is KTVU crime reporter Henry Lee's Rap Sheet blog for May 10, 2017:

POSSIBLE CHILD KIDNAP ATTEMPT: A 10-year-old boy may have been the victim of a kidnap attempt in Oakalnd, police said.

The incident happened on the 300 block of 45th Street shortly before 9 p.m. Tuesday. Police said the boy was outside of his home when a stranger approached and grabbed him.

"A brief struggle ensued until the child was able to break free and run to his home," police said.

The man had a large build and wore a gray hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans. Authorities did not have an estimate of the man's age or a further description.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Oakland police special victims section at (510) 238-3641.

MAN CHARGED IN CONCORD SLAYING: A suspect has been arrested in the killing of a man in Concord.

Contra Costa County prosecutors charged Ever Linares, 33, on Wednesday with murder in the beating death of 66-year-old Loreto Reyes.

A woman found Reyes' body near Willow Pass Road and Market Street about 9 a.m. Saturday.

A motive has not been disclosed.

Linares is being held in lieu of more than $1 million bail at the Martinez Detention Facility.

SUSPECTS HELD IN SAN FRANCISCO KILLING: Three suspects have been arrested in the shooting death of a man in San Francisco.

Oswaldo Fuentes, 21, of Fairfield was found shot numerous times on the 500 block of Green Street about 1:35 a.m. March 11. He died at San Francisco General Hospital.

On Tuesday, police arrested Juan Lopez-Palacios, 27, of Hayward on South Garden Avenue in the East Bay city.

Two more suspects, Dean Mareta, 26, of San Francisco and Vidal Sandoval, 39, of Oakland were also taken into custody.

All three were booked at San Francisco County Jail on suspicion of murder and conspiracy. A motive has not been disclosed.

SKETCH RELEASED IN ANTIOCH SLAYING: Antioch police released a sketch of a man suspected of fatally shooting a man last month.

The victim, David Pearson, 23, was shot near K and West Eighth streets about 8:40 p.m. April 2. Pearson died at a hospital.

 

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