FAIRFIELD – A 61-year-old sex offender was arrested Friday in connection with an attempted kidnapping in Fairfield, police said.
A patrol officer detained Vallejo resident Ronald McKinney during a security check at a school, the Fairfield Police Department said in a statement. At the time of his arrest, McKinney was on parole and wanted on a warrant for a parole violation.
The attempted kidnapping was reported around 3:15 p.m. Wednesday in the 2600 block of North Texas Street, near Fairfield High School.
A man, later identified as McKinney, approached a girl and said her parents had sent him to pick her up, police said. McKinney got back into his SUV and drove away when the girl told him she was going to call police.
Police described McKinney as a “high risk sex offender.”
Anyone with information related to the case can contact the police department at 707-428-7300.