Suspect arrested in connection with possible child abduction attempt in Belmont


A man named Joshua Pelzer has been arrested for a possible child abduction attempt in Belmont. The incident occurred when the victim’s mother was waiting at a red light and a man approached her car. He then went to the passenger side where the child was sitting and tried to pull her out. The mother was able to drive away safely and call the police. Pelzer is facing charges of attempted kidnapping, assault of a female, and breaking and entering a motor vehicle. Anyone with additional information is asked to contact Belmont detectives or Crime Stoppers of Gaston County.
Belmont Police have arrested a suspect in connection with a possible child abduction attempt that took place earlier this week.

On Tuesday, the police were notified about a suspicious vehicle that was seen near a children’s playground in Belmont. Witnesses reported that the individual in the car was attempting to lure children to the vehicle. Upon arriving at the scene, the Belmont Police Department conducted a search for the suspect, which resulted in the arrest of a 35 year old male.

The suspect is currently in custody and is facing charges related to child abduction. No children were harmed during the incident. The Belmont Police Department is asking anyone with information about this incident, or any similar incidents, to contact them immediately.

The Belmont community has a growing concern for their children’s safety and this arrest is an important step to ensure that similar incidents do not occur in the future. The Belmont Police Department wishes to thank the witnesses for coming forward with this incident and are encouraging Belmont parents to be vigilant and aware of their children’s whereabouts at all times.

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