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Thursday, July 25, 2013
Deputies Apprehend Attempted Kidnapping Suspect
Upper Marlboro, MD… The Warrant/Fugitive Division reported the arrest Monday of Diego C. Sam on an arrest warrant for Attempted Kidnapping obtained by Metro Transit Police detectives on July 15, 2013.
According to the warrant, the female victim was waiting at a bus stop in the 7000 block of Highview Terr. in Hyattsville, MD, when Sam drove up and offered her a ride. After the victim declined the offer Sam parked his vehicle and approached her. The warrant further advises that Sam allegedly assaulted the victim and attempted to force her to go with him. Following a struggle, the victim was able to free herself and call police. Sam subsequently ran back to his vehicle and fled the scene.
Deputies investigating Sam’s whereabouts were led to the 8100 block of 15th Ave. in Hyattsville, MD, where they located and apprehended him without incident.
Sam was transported to the Prince George’s County Department of Corrections – charged with Attempted Kidnapping, Second Degree Assault and False Imprisonment.
For more information contact the Prince George’s County Sheriff’s Press Information Office at 301-780-2773.
Prince George's County Sheriff