DeKalb County

Sheriff's office arrests 2nd suspect in child's kidnapping, sexual assault

Kevin Walker and Kelvin Armstrong 

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. — The DeKalb County Sheriff's Office announced the arrest of a second suspect in the kidnapping and sexual assault of a 12-year-old boy.

Kelvin Armstrong, 38, was arrested Monday without incident.

Officials with the sheriff's office said Armstrong and 46-year-old Kevin Walker grabbed a 12-year-old boy and dragged him into an apartment complex at 2700 Buford Highway on Jan. 29. Once inside, police said the two sexually assaulted the boy for hours.

Walker, who is HIV-positive, was arrested on Feb. 2, but Armstrong was sought by police for several days.


Walker is facing charges of kidnapping, aggravated child molestation, aggravated sexual battery, reckless conduct – HIV infected person and other charges.

Armstrong is expected to face charges of aggravated child molestation and cruelty to children.