ClickOnDetroit NIGHTSIDE report -- Friday, May 31, 2019

Detroit police arrest suspect accused of kidnapping 5-year-old boy

A 5-year-old boy was found safe on Detroit’s west side after a frantic 14-hour search. Marcus Pruitt disappeared Thursday night around 10:30 p.m. He was later found around 12:30 p.m. Friday.

Detroit police said he was kidnapped. Police said Davelle Stevenson, 39, kidnapped Pruitt after Pruitt asked about his red moped. Stevenson was taken into custody Friday evening.

Missing 5-year-old boy found safe in Detroit after frantic 14-hour search

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People who work in Greektown said the large weekend crowds often become unruly and out of control.

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Street racers

Residents in Southwest Detroit are fed up with street racers speeding near their homes.

Theresa Gutierrez lives on Trenton Street in Southwest Detroit. She said the problem is so bad she's stepping in to do something about it.

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Home invasion

Police on Wednesday arrested three men suspected of at least 20 home invasions.

During one of the home invasions, a 15-year-old girl hid in the basement of a home in a storage space under the stairs. Her call to 911 is credited by police with ending nearly two dozen home invasions. 

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