- Lindsay Frasher was charged with kidnapping after allegedly trying to take girl
- She had called the child another name and reportedly grabbed the girl
- Police said the family member was in a ‘tug of war’ with Frasher over the child
- The incident occurred at Ashford Park in Auburn, California, on Saturday
Cheyenne Roundtree For Dailymail.com
Lindsay Frasher, 28, was charged with kidnapping after she allegedly tried to snatch a three-year-old from her grandfather in Auburn, California, on Saturday
A grandfather was in a tug of war battle with a woman who allegedly tried to snatch a three-year-old from a duck pond in California.
Lindsay Frasher, 28, was charged with kidnapping after she reportedly tried to take a young girl from her grandfather at Ashford Park in Auburn, California, on Saturday.
Frasher approached the child near a duck pond and tried to forcibly take her away from the family member, according to Auburn police.
She had allegedly called the girl by a different name before wrapping her arms around the child’s body in attempt to kidnap her.
The grandfather was then involved in a physical struggle over the little girl with Frasher and managed to prevent the woman from taking the child.
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The attempted kidnapping happened near a duck pond at Ashford Park (pictured)
‘It was a tug of war over the little girl,’ Sergeant Gary Hopping with the Auburn Police Department said to Fox 40.
The grandfather and others who saw what happened were able to keep Frasher at the park until police arrived.
She was arrested and charged at the scene of the attempted kidnapping.
The family did not know Frasher and it is not believed she was under the influence of alcohol or drugs at the time.
Investigators couldn’t comment on whether Frasher suffers from mental illness, Crime Watch Daily reported.
Her bail at the Placer County Jail was set at $200,000.
Sergeant Gary Hopping with the Auburn Police Department said: ‘It was a tug of war.’