New Surveillance Shows Northeast Fresno Kidnapping Suspect

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FRESNO, Calif. — New surveillance video shows the victims car, a year 2000 Montero Mitsubishi, pull in front of the Wells Fargo ATM on Champlain and Shepherd on Friday morning. 

The victim is seen getting out of the car with the baby. Police said she pulled out $200 as the suspect watched her do the transaction.

“She was obviously afraid to say anything out of fear for what just happened at the house,” said Chief Jerry Dyer, Fresno Police. 

The victim is then seen handing the money over, and then walks away. The suspect then drives away in the victims car. 

“You wouldn’t expect this to occur anywhere in Fresno and it doesn’t it is a rarity,” said Dyer. 

Police said the suspect had approached the victim, a 24 year old nanny, and the one year old she takes care of outside of their home on North Ashurst.

The nanny tried get inside to safety but the man forced his way holding a knife. Police said he then assaulted her, forced her and the baby into the nanny’s car, and drove them to the ATM. 

Police said the car was found on Sunday. Only a few miles away from the ATM. 

“He drove directly from the ATM to the 300 block of West Bluff and abandoned it at that location,” said Dyer. 

Police are canvassing the area and making it a top priority to find this man. 

“He is dangerous and he has already demonstrated propensity for violence,” said Dyer. 

The suspect is a white male is 5′ 6′ in his 40’s. If you have any information about this crime you are asked to call police. 

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