37-year-old arrested in attempted kidnapping of Orange County student

A 37-year-old suspect was arrested after police received a tip from a concerned citizen regarding the attempted kidnapping of an Orange County student.

The Orange County Sheriff’s Office announced today that Vinh Nguyen has been arrested in connection with the incident, which was shared thousands of times across social media.

Nguyen has been charged with false imprisonment, luring or enticing of a child and battery.

“We arrested Nguyen this morning following a tip from a concerned citizen who saw the video of the incident,” reads a press release from the Orange County Sheriff’s Office.

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