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Posted on: January 27, 2023

Attempt Kidnapping Suspect Arrested

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Riverside County Sheriff-Press Release

Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Joseph Fitzgerald

File # MV230180240


Arturo Ramirez Cisneros

On Wednesday, January 18, 2023, deputies assigned to the Moreno Valley Station responded to the area of Dracaea Avenue and Graham Street, Moreno Valley, to investigate an attempt kidnapping. The 12-year-old Hispanic female victim was walking home from Sunnymead Middle School when the suspect stopped his green Toyota Tacoma near her. The suspect pointed a handgun at the victim and told her, in Spanish, “Get in the truck, I won’t hurt you.” The victim ran away from the suspect and got help from two civilians that were nearby. The victim was not injured during the incident.

On January 27,2023, deputies located the vehicle in the 24000 block of Webster Avenue, Moreno Valley. Deputes contacted the suspect, Arturo Ramirez Cisneros, 40-year-old resident of Moreno Valley, and took him into custody without incident. Cisneros was later booked at the Robert Presley Detention Center for attempt kidnapping.

This investigation is ongoing, anyone with information about this case or similar crimes in your area, is encouraged to contact Investigator Newman at the Riverside County Sheriff’s Office, Moreno Valley Station (951)-486–6700.

For media inquiries regarding this incident please contact the Media Information Bureau.

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