Woman arrested in attempted kidnapping of 4-year-old in Los Angeles
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (FOX 11) - A woman suspected of attempting to kidnap a 4-year-old Los Angeles has been arrested, authorities said Thursday.
Maralyn Ramos, 33, was arrested around 10:45 p.m. Wednesday night, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. Details about the arrest were not immediately available.
According to LAPD, on May 14, Ramos approached a 4-year-old at the McDonald's located at 1310 E. Olympic Boulevard. Video surveillance showed the woman pick up the child and attempt to leave with him in a vehicle parked outside. Authorities said that a witness stopped the woman, and she ran off before police arrived.
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Following the incident, McDonald's released the following statement to FOX 11:
"Our biggest priority is always the safety and well-being of our customers and employees. We are fully cooperating with local law enforcement during this investigation."
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Ramos was booked on a charge of kidnapping. Her bail was set at $100,000.
Anyone with information on the case was urged to call 213-486-6840 to speak with Detective Arroyo or Detective Moreno; 877-LAPD-247; or Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS or at lacrimestoppers.org.