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Va. Beach man charged after attempting to abduct infant at gunpoint

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Posted at 6:52 PM, Jul 21, 2014
and last updated 2014-07-21 18:52:06-04

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – A 48-year-old Virginia Beach man is behind bars after police say he tried to abduct an infant at gunpoint this morning.

Police tell NewsChannel 3 the attempted abduction happened at 9:52 a.m. in the 2200 block of Locksley Arch.

Bryan R. Lowe approached someone and started a conversation, police say,  and then he pulled out a gun and threatened to take the baby.

The baby was in the back seat of a vehicle, and the victim was able to get away to call 911 and gave dispatchers a description of the suspect.

An officer spotted the suspect’s truck and pulled him over.

Lowe has been charged with attempted abduction and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.

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