Attempted kidnapping victim in Oroville identifies suspect in photo line up

May 12, 2016 1:55 AM by Debbie Cobb

UPDATE: Butte County District Attorney Mike Ramsey now says the 14 year old victim in the attempted abduction at a bus stop near Ishi Middle School Tuesday picked the suspect, 32-year old Jesse Horton, out of a six person photo line-up. He will be arraigned tomorrow on attempted kidnapping charges.

The man police believe tried to abduct a teenage girl in Oroville Tuesday morning is now behind bars. 32-year-old Jesse Horton was arrested Wednesday evening without incident. Police are not releasing any details about how Horton was identified as the man who tried to pull the 14-year-old girl into his car near Ishi Middle School Tuesday, but a man matching the description from Tuesday's incident, driving a car matching the description from that incident was spotted Wednesday morning harassing children near Stanford Avenue Elementary School. Oroville Police did not say if Horton was found driving that car. He was booked into the Butte County Jail on a charge of attempted kidnapping.


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