Suspect arrested after child enticement investigation

October 15, 2021

Suspect: Raul Padilla, 43, Boise

Charges: Child Enticement (m)

On Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021 around 3:00 pm Boise Police received a report of a child enticement on W. Salt Creek Dr.  The victim stated that the man had asked her to get into his car.  The suspect was no longer in the area when police arrived but officers were able to identify a suspect and conduct an investigation based on evidence gathered at the scene.  School Resource Officers following up on the report were able to locate the suspect Wednesday and conduct further investigation. The report was sent to the prosecutor’s office for review and a warrant for misdemeanor child enticement was issued on Thursday,  Oct. 14, 2021.  The suspect, Raul Padilla, was taken into custody this morning without incident and booked into the Ada County Jail.

Parents, please remind students of the following safety tips:

  • If possible, students should walk to and from school in groups of students and not walk alone.
  • Tell a responsible adult if a student is approached by a stranger.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Crime Stoppers: Leave a web tip at 343COPS.Com, use the new FREE app, P3!, or call 208-343-COPS(2677).

Contact: Boise Police Media Relations

(208) 570-6180 | BPDMedialine@cityofboise.org

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