Man tries to abduct 6-year-old from mother’s arms at a restaurant

The suspect has a criminal record, is allegedly homeless and reportedly told the family that God said to save the child.
1:02 | 01/12/20

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Back now with a kidnapping attempt at a restaurant. Here's Marci Gonzalez. Reporter: Tonight frightening video of a man trying to take a 6-year-old girl from her mother's arms at the center of a police investigation. This guy was starting to follow us. Reporter: Neveah Pegram eating dinner with her family in Venice, California, a restaurant surveillance camera recording as you see the suspect walk right up to the girl. He started telling us, god told me to save her, I have to save her. So he kept coming up to us, trying to take her. Reporter: Her father and uncle immediately reacting, slamming him to the ground. I moved him away, my brother pulled him down by the hair. My brother got on top of him. Holding him there until police officers arresting 32-year-old Evan mclaurin-nelson. The suspect, who has a criminal record and is believed to be homeless, reportedly unrelenting. He was just yelling outloud, save the girl, save the girl. I need to save her. Reporter: Tonight that suspect is charged with attempted kidnapping and resisting an officer. When we come back, the

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