Kevin Lin, 68, was arrested Dec. 8 in connection with the 1995 kidnapping of a 9-year-old Hillsborough resident. ( Courtesy Hillsborough Police Department via Facebook)

Kevin Lin, 68, was arrested Dec. 8 in connection with the 1995 kidnapping of a 9-year-old Hillsborough resident. ( Courtesy Hillsborough Police Department via Facebook)

Suspect arrested in connection with 1995 Peninsula kidnapping

A suspect has been arrested in a 1995 kidnapping of a 9-year-old Hillsborough resident, police said Sunday.

Kevin Lin, 68, of Southern California was taken into custody Friday and taken to the jail in San Mateo County.

Lin is being held on $5 million bail.

Police made the arrest after acting on information provided by the U.S. Department of State.

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