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DATE/TIME: April 3, 2019 / 11:16 am

 

INCIDENT: Kidnapping a Child Under 14, Burglary, Resisting an Executive Officer

 

LOCATION: Victor Valley Global Medical Center 15248 11th St, Victorville

 

SUSPECT(S): Roger Gregory, 30-year old transient

 

VICTIM(S): Confidential, 2-year old female

 

 

SUMMARY:  On April 3, 2019, deputies from the Victorville Police Department responded to Victor Valley Global Medical Center, after a man attempted to kidnap a two-year-old female.

 

The victim was standing in front of the hospital with her mother when the suspect, identified as Roger Gregory, approached them. He grabbed the victim’s hand and began to walk away. The victim’s mother was able to grab her daughter and enter the hospital, where she reported the incident to security.

 

As deputies were responding to the hospital, the suspect fled. He broke into a nearby residence, where deputies found him. Gregory was taken into custody after a short struggle. He was arrested and booked at the High Desert Detention Center for kidnapping a child under 14, burglary, and resisting an executive officer. He is scheduled to appear in Victorville Superior Court on April 5, 2019.

 

Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact Deputy C. Smith at the Victorville Police Department at (760) 241-2911 or Sheriff’s Dispatch at (760) 956-5001. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78CRIME (27463), or you may leave information on the We-Tip website at www.wetip.com.

 

Refer: Mara Rodriguez, Media Relations

 

Station: Victorville Police Department

 

Case #: 171902882

 

Phone No. (760) 241-2911

 

JOHN MCMAHON, Sheriff-Coroner

San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department