Man arrested in North Park attempted kidnapping

SAN DIEGO - Police have arrested a man accused of attempting to kidnap a child in North Park Tuesday morning.

The 12-year-old boy reportedly told investigators he was walking in the area of Howard Avenue and Texas Street when a white man in his 40s pulled up in a van and told him to get in.

The child ran home and told his mother, who called 911. San Diego police later tracked down and arrested the suspect sometime before 9:30 a.m. The details of the arrest were not confirmed.

The name of the suspect was not immediately released.

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