(COUNCIL BLUFFS) A Council Bluffs man faces numerous charges following an attempted kidnapping Monday afternoon.
The Council Bluffs Police Department says 19-year-old Nathan Busse was arrested for 3rd Degree Kidnapping, Assault with Intent to Commit Sexual Abuse, Enticing a Minor and Child Stealing.
The incident occurred at around 2:20 pm. The 10-year-old female was at Edison School finishing her duty as a crossing guard when Busse approached her. Busses stated “What’s up” and with one hand he grabbed the juveniles arm and forced her to walk with him for several feet. During the altercation the victim attempted to break free. Busse then stated to her “It’s ok”. The juvenile was finally able to break free from Busse and after a brief struggle she ran to a family member who was there to pick her up. Busse left the area and was located a short distance away by the juvenile’s father who was able to detain Busse until police arrived.
Busse was taken to the Criminal Investigation Division where he was interviewed and booked into the jail.