Lubbock Man Trying to Walk Out of Business with Teen Arrested
A Lubbock man was arrested at a local business after trying to walk out with a minor. The Lubbock County Sheriff's Office was dispatched to Blazing Bouncers on reports of a suspicious person on Sunday, May 21, at 4:11 p.m..
The Lubbock County Sheriff's Office reports that through their investigation a man described as 65 to 70-years-old, wearing a blue and white western shirt, khaki pants, brown shoes and a hat was hanging around the business. That man, 60-year-old Raul Chavez, was said to have entered Blazing Bouncers and approached a 13-year-old.
Chavez did place his arm around the teen and reportedly asked the minor to walk outside with him. After failed attempts to get the teen to follow him outside that teens cousin and an employee then began speaking with Chavez but had a hard time understanding him, due to his accent. During the altercation the police were called and Chavez continued to engaged and distracted in conversation by the victims cousin. After some time Chavez attempted to leave the business but was met by police who did arrest him.
As per the publishing of this article Chavez is still currently being held in the Lubbock County Detention Center on charges of Unlawful Restraint Less Than 17 years of age. Due to Chavez' age and the investigation into this incident still ongoing there is no word as to if he is in a cognitive mental state and no word as to his past criminal history.