JPSO makes arrest in River Ridge attempted kidnapping

JPSO makes arrest in River Ridge attempted kidnapping
The Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office has arrested a man accused of attempting to kidnap a juvenile in River Ridge. (Source: Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office)

RIVER RIDGE, La. (WVUE) - The Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office has arrested a man accused of attempting to kidnap a juvenile in River Ridge.

Deputies arrested 40-year-old Wyman Quinn Monday morning near his home in Kenner.

According to Sheriff Joseph Lopinto, they were contacted around 4 p.m. Sunday after a juvenile male stated that a male suspect attempted to lure him from a store and into a vehicle.

Quinn was captured on surveillance video interacting with the victim from his vehicle but denied that he tried to kidnap the victim.

Investigators were able to identify Quinn from the surveillance video and learned that he did not live far from the location of the incident.

Quinn was arrested and booked into the Jefferson Parish Correctional Center on one count of attempted simple kidnapping.

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