http://www.rgj.com/article/20100428/...27/1005/NEWS02Reno woman arrested after allegedly kidnapping of 9-year-old boy
Reno police have arrested a 43-year-old woman on charges she snatched a 9-year-old boy off the street this morning and dragged him into her apartment.
Neighbors who heard the boy’s screams rescued the boy from her E. Seventh Street apartment.
Joy Langan was booked into the Washoe County Jail on suspicion of kidnapping, child abuse and burglary.
Authorities said Langan has severe mental illness issues.
The incident occurred about 8:18 a.m. in the 100 block of E. Seventh Street.
Police said the boy had been riding his scooter on the sidewalk when Langan grabbed him, and dragged him across the street to her apartment.
Officers said the boy and Langan do not know each other. The boy was reported in good condition.Joy Langan