Vancouver Police are investigating an attempted kidnapping at the Vancouver Mall. 49 year old Steven Hayes, approached a 14 year old at a store in the mall. He grabbed the victim, threatened to kill them and attempted to drag them from the premises.

The victim fought back and Steven fled. He was chased and held by good Samaritans before police got there. The victim was not injured during this incident.

Turns out he has a prior conviction for kidnapping. He was booked into the Clark County Jail.

The Vancouver Police Department is investigating.