A Reno man has been convicted of kidnapping and child abuse charges. Robert William Downs was convicted after a four day jury trial .Prosecutors say the accusations against Downs stemmed from multiple acts of abuse against a 7-year-old boy from Reno between March and May of 2013. The boy and his mother lived with Downs. Prosecutors say the investigation revealed that the child had been abused and neglected over the course of months. The boy has been reunited with his father, and testified via Skype.