HOUSTON—A Houston high school student was honored for preventing a kidnapping at a bus stop, the Houston Chronicle reported.
Police said Cecil McClenan tried to kidnap his niece at a school bus stop in west Houston last month. That’s when 14-year-old Barinum Lenu stepped in and shoved McClenan.
He was cut on the arm before the uncle ran off.
HISD gave Lenu a commendation Friday for his bravery.
The uncle was later arrested and charged in the incident.