VIDEO: Shocking moment man tries to snatch child from mom…in front of Army vet uncle. Watch what happened

JANUARY 13, 2020

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On the evening of January 4, a family was taking its first trip to the beach in Venice, California, when a homeless man persisted in trying to grab the family’s six-year-old girl from her mother’s arms. That triggered the girl’s uncle, a U.S. Army veteran, to execute a takedown where the two men wrestled until LAPD Pacific Division officers arrived; it took six officers to subdue the homeless man.

Riley Pegram, his daughter Neveah and her uncle Chris were first accosted on the beach by Evan McLaurin-Nelson, whom investigators stated had a “lengthy arrest record in both Las Vegas and California that includes false imprisonment, indecent exposure, battery and disorderly conduct,” according to The Daily Mail, which added that McLaurin-Nelson claimed he knew Neveah and had to “save her.”

The article goes on to state the following:

The family attempted to evade McLaurin-Nelson by joining Neveah’s mother getting dinner at a pizza shop, but McLaurin-Nelson followed them, trying to seize Neveah. Chris got a hand on his neck trying to forestall him, but McLaurin-Nelson again attempted to seize Neveah as her mother to shove him away with her leg, prompting Chris to grab McLaurin-Nelson’s hair and yank him to the ground, where they wrestled before Chris pinned the frenzied homeless man down.

In a statement to KTLA, Neveah said, “It was so scary. I was bawling my eyes out because I was scared I was going to get taken away from my mommy and daddy.”

McLaurin-Nelson was charged with one count of attempted kidnap and one count of resisting an officer. He pled not guilty on both counts.


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