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Man behind bars after allegedly trying to kidnap estranged wife, child

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SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - A man is behind bars Friday night accused of trying to kidnap his estranged wife and their 18-month old child.

Police made the arrest around 5 p.m. Friday along the 163 freeway in Kearny Mesa.

Escondido police say the wife of 37-year old Gelacio Gonzalez Hernandez was in the process of breaking up with him, and he was threatening to head to Tijuana.

She called 9-1-1 on her cell phone as they headed south on Interstate15.

No one was hurt during the incident.

Police say Hernandez will be charged with felony kidnapping and child cruelty.

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