SF news: one toddler found; one dies in pool, teen scares robbers with BB gun
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — Top news stories here in San Francisco, as reported by local KTVU Channel 2 News, are on the following stories:
4-year-old missing boy found
A 4-year-old boy, whom news reports say was allegedly abducted from the homeless shelter he was staying in, was found. He was safe, but scared, at a Ford dealership that had been abandoned. The Ford dealership is located in Atascadero on Friday afternoon. The woman who was the suspect of the kidnapping has now been arrested.
Richmond tot dies after falling into pool
Across the Bay from San Francisco, Richmond authorities have reported that a 15-month-old girl had died. She fell into the family swimming pool and drowned, says the Contra Costa Times.
The mother found the girl in the pool and called 911. The mother told police she had been watching other children in the house. Emergency crews tried to save the girl, but she died on arrival at the hospital. The name of the child has not been released. Neither has that of her mother says the Contra Costa Times.
KTVU news in San Francisco reports that although foul play is not suspected, police are investigating.
Another mother, Casey Anthony, said her daughter had fallen into the family swimming pool and died. That story made top news here in San Francisco. (See story here where her nanny says she will sue her for being falsely blamed: Casey Anthony, nanny will sue after ‘life turned upside down’ (video, photos))
15-year-old boy scares off robber with his BB gun
South of San Francisco in Mountain View, a 15-year old boy scared off robbers with his BB gun.
The boy had been playing with the BB gun at his friend’s house when the friend’s father arrived home. Once the father opened the door to come in, however, he was grabbed from behind by a robber and 2 accomplices, then a gun was pointed at the boy’s friend.
Police spokeswoman Liz Wylie told KTVU Channel 2 news that the boy pulled back the slide of his BB gun, causing it to make a sound as though he had put a round in the chamber. The boy then pointed his BB gun at the 3 suspects and they ran off. Nobody was hurt but the suspects remain at large.
More on these stories can be seen at: KTVU Channel 2 News and at The Contra Costa Times
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