Wanted Kidnapper Arrested by Downton Officers on Monday Evening

Investigation Update: At about 6:40 PM on Monday August 16, 2021, officers and detectives assigned to District A-1 (Downtown) located and arrested Dante Wentz, 23, of Boston in the area of 300 Harrison Avenue.

At the time of his arrest, the suspect was wanted in connection to an attempted kidnapping of an adult female victim that occurred at about 5:20 AM on Thursday August 12, 2021, in the area of 830 Washington Street in Boston. Detectives launched an investigation, leading to the identification of the suspect and the issuance of an arrest warrant sought out of Boston Municipal Court on charges of Kidnapping and Assault and Battery. The suspect is expected to be arraigned in Boston Municipal Court.