VISTA–Sheriff’s Department detectives arrested a man in connection with the alleged kidnapping of a female teen he met on social media.
The suspect, identified as 32-year-old Robert Dreyfus, was taken into custody in Vista. Dreyfus was booked into the Vista Detention Facility for kidnapping, sending harmful matter to a minor, and communication with a minor for specific offences.
There was no relationship between the suspect and the victim outside of their communication through social media, according to authorities.
Due to the ongoing investigation, the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department will not be releasing any further information on the case.
The Sheriff’s Department strongly discourages the public from setting up meetings or contacting anyone for the purpose of catching an individual who is committing a crime. These types of situations can be extremely dangerous and should be handled by local law enforcement agency.