Brookhaven, GA, June 20, 2016 – The Post Reports – Detectives from the Brookhaven Police Department (BPD), have arrested 32-year-old Carlos Pacheco-Navas of Doraville, in connection with an attempted kidnapping case that occurred in Brookhaven on Saturday, June 18th.
On Saturday around 7 P.M., Officers responded to the attempted kidnapping call in the area of 3700 block of Peachtree Road. BPD reports Officers met with the 14-year-old female victim and her mother who identified Carlos Pacheco-Navas as the suspect.
According to Police, the juvenile victim told Detectives during an interview that the suspect followed her from the Brookhaven MARTA station after making inappropriate advances.
“Carlos Pacheco-Navas continued to follow her home and tapped her on the shoulder several times to get her attention,” a BPD statement says. “Carlos Pacheco-Navas then grabbed her and pulled her shirt, the victim was able to get away from the suspect by kicking him on the leg and running away from him.”
Pacheco-Navas was later located in the parking lot of a nearby business by Brookhaven Police.
Pacheco-Navas has been charged with felony child molestation, felony enticing a child for indecent purposes and a misdemeanor charge of simple battery. He is currently being held in the DeKalb County Jail.