Rockville Man Arrested for Attempted Kidnapping 

A Rockville man was arrested for an attempted kidnapping in Washington, D.C. this week.

Emilio Andres Rizo, 18, was arrested Thursday and charged with kidnapping, the Metropolitan Police Department reported in a release

At about 2:32 p.m. on Tuesday in the 3100 block of M Street in Northwest D.C., Rizo “engaged a juvenile male victim in a conversation at the listed location,” police wrote. Rizo then grabbed the boy and tried to flee with him. The victim’s family members chased them until Rizo let the boy go and fled.

According to police, an officer spotted Rizo on Thursday and took him into custody as he stepped off a Metrobus.

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