A San Antonio boy is safe after police say a man kidnapped him with the intent of selling the 9 year old.
Police reportedly spent several hours tracking down the boy, who was kidnapped from downtown. After following several leads, authorities located the boy and the suspect at the H-E-B near Goliad Road and Southeast Military Drive around 12:30 a.m. Wednesday.
The boy was reportedly found in a car in the grocery's parking lot. The suspect was arrested, according to a News 4 San Antonio report
, although he has yet to be identified. He faces charges of kidnapping and human trafficking.
Authorities said that the suspect intended to sell the child
— either in Eagle Pass or Laredo.
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