Grandfather Saves Grandkid From Kidnapper In "Tug Of War" Battle At Public Park

The family had never seen the culprit before.

By Eric Shorey

Police are now trying to figure out if Lindsay Frasher suffers from any kind of mental illness after she was arrested for attempting to kidnap the child of Cheyanne Martinez from a public park in Auburn, California. If the victim's grandfather hadn't intervened, Frasher might have succeeded too, according to Fox 40.

"Ms. Frasher approached one of the children, called her by a different name and tried to take her," said Sergeant Gary Hopping with the Auburn Police Department.

It was at this point that the victim's grandfather attempted to forcibly recover his grandchild in what was called a "tug of war" over the kid.

Once the child was back in the arms of it's actual family, Martinez and her father forced Frasher to stay and wait for the police who quickly arrested her. The family had no idea who Frasher was, nor was Frasher under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

Frasher is currently being held at the Placer County jail on a bail of $420,000.

[Photo: Getty Images]

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