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CMPD Charges Man With Indecent Liberties, Kidnapping Of Child

Animir Roberts
Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office

The Charlotte Mecklenburg Police have charged Animir Roberts, 22, with Indecent Liberties with a Child and First Degree Kidnapping. 

According to CMPD, a 12-year-old boy waved down an officer Saturday evening. The boy told the officer that while walking on a wooded trail along Tuckaseegee Road, he was approached by a man who tried to force him deeper into the woods and then touched him inappropriately.

The victim was able to push and get away from Roberts and locate a police officer. CMPD says it quickly located and arrested Roberts.