APD Child Abuse Unit is seeking assistance with an attempted kidnapping that occurred on Tuesday, Sept. 19.
Date: Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Time: Approximately 8:10 p.m.
Location: 2500 block of Rosewood Ave.
The Austin Police Department Child Abuse Unit is seeking assistance with an attempted kidnapping that occurred on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 approximately at 8:10 p.m.
The suspect approached the child victim asking for help locating his lost brown dog. The victim, after being promised money for finding the dog, went with the suspect to help look at which time he forced the victim in to his vehicle. The victim was able to escape within several minutes.
Suspect is described as:
White or Hispanic Male
Short black hair, with bald spot
Last seen wearing:
Black and white shirt
Suspect’s possible vehicle is described as:
White 2001-2006 Mercury Grand Marquis
Described as having a “trashy” interior
Photo of suspect’s possible vehicle:
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the Austin Police Department Child Abuse Unit at 512-974-6880 or Capital Area Crime Stoppers at 512-472-8477 or use the new Crime Stoppers App. You can also submit tips by downloading APD’s mobile app, Austin PD, for free on iPhone and Android.
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