UNION CITY (CBS Sf) — An Oakland man was arrested Friday on suspicion of four offenses including trying to run over his wife with a car, pushing her out of a moving car, kidnapping her child and endangering the child, police said.
Lawrence Pollard, 31, allegedly tried to run over his wife with a car at 8:01 a.m. in the parking lot of 1601 Decoto Road. As officers were checking the area they received another report that a man was trying to push a woman out of a moving car on Mission Boulevard near Tamarack Drive, police said.READ MORE: Environmental Whistleblower Sets Off Probe Into Illegal Discharge Of Petcoke At Port Of Benicia
Officers responded and found a woman who alleged she was the victim and it was her husband who pushed out of the car and fled with her 4-year-old son who is not his biological son, police said.
Union City officers got help from Oakland police who found the car in the 9400 block of E Street. Police also found Pollard but did not find the boy.
Police said Pollard allegedly told different stories about where he left the boy but eventually Pollard said he was with a relative. Union City police found the child safe with a relative.READ MORE: COVID: UCSF Researchers Examine Impact Of Coronavirus On Young Brains After 3 Teens Develop Psychosis
Officers took Pollard to the county jail. His wife was taken to a hospital to be treated for minor injuries.
The child was given over to child safety services.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the Union City Police Department at (510) 675-5275 or leave an anonymous tip on the Police Department’s tip line at (510) 675-5207.MORE NEWS: Desperately-Needed Rainfall from 'Bomb Cyclone' Gives Hope For North Bay Drought Recovery
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