Kidnapping Suspect Arrested In Banning

Kidnapping Suspect Arrested In Banning
Above: Abed Khair file photo | Banning PD
Originally Posted By Banning Police Department Facebook

“On May 11, 2023, at approximately 1:08 AM, Banning Police Officers were dispatched to the Department of Social Services building at 63 S. 4th Street, in the City of Banning, reference a report of a kidnapping.

Witnesses reported that they were walking with a female adult when a subject pulled up in a vehicle and forced the female into his vehicle, while brandishing a handgun. The suspect was identified as 30 year-old Abed Zuhair Khair of Perris, CA, and was discovered to be the victim’s ex-boyfriend.

Officers located the suspect’s vehicle at a local apartment complex. Detectives responded and conducted surveillance at the location. Khair eventually exited the apartment and was taken into custody without incident. A replica handgun was located on Khair during his arrest.

The victim was located at the location and was unharmed. Khair was later booked into Smith Correctional Facility.


207(a) PC – Kidnapping,

422(a) PC – Criminal Threats,

417(a)(2)(b) PC – Exhibit Firearm,

11377(a) H&S – Possession of Controlled Substance

Banning Police Case # 23-1061

Any information or inquiries contact the Banning Police Department at

(951) 922-3170″

Kidnapping Suspect Arrested In Banning was last modified: May 22nd, 2023 by admin
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