Man with machete arrested for attempted abduction in Chesterfield County

Erick Reyes is being held at the Chesterfield County Jail without bond.

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — Chesterfield County Police have arrested a man with a machete for exposing himself, then trying to kidnap a young girl.

Officials say Erick Reyes, 44, was allegedly drunk and exposed himself to the juvenile before trying to abduct her while she was walking near her apartment on Sloan Court on Saturday, October 28. Reyes allegedly waved a machete as he approached the victim’s family, police say.

Reyes was arrested and charged with Attempted Abduction with Intent to Defile, Indecent Liberties, Indecent Exposure, Brandishing a Machete, and Drunk in Public, police say. He is being held at the Chesterfield County Jail without bond.

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