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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.

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