PLACERVILLE (CBS / AP) — Police were trying to determine if there’s a link between a man accused of breaking into an apartment in Placerville and trying to kidnap a toddler, and the killing of an 8-year-old girl about 45 miles away in Calaveras County.
Police arrested Jason Wayrynen, 44, after getting a call around 8 a.m. Tuesday that he had entered the apartment and tried to take a 15-month-old girl from her mother, according to authorities.
Wayrynen tried to take the girl by force, but the mother was able to wrestle her daughter away and struggled with Wayrynen until officers arrived, authorities said.
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“We have no confirmed nexus to the Calaveras County case,” Placerville police Capt. Mike Scott said. But there were some similarities between Wayrynen and the description of the suspect in the killing of Leila Fowler in Valley…
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