Man arrested in Fresno kidnapping, carjacking case

FRESNO, Calif.

The kidnapping and carjacking happened June 28th at a Carl's Junior restaurant at McKinley and Abby in Central Fresno. Police say the victim has a business that consists of purchasing and selling gold.

Investigators say 36-year-old Oscar Morales called the victim claiming to have gold to sell. During the transaction, he allegedly pointed a gun at the victim's head and kidnapped him. The victim was taken a short distance away, then robbed and car-jacked.

Sunday morning officers arrested Morales at a motel in Selma. They say he is a known gang member and has previous convictions for car jacking and kidnapping.

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