Tucson police seek suspect in attempted kidnapping

2013-02-21T11:23:00Z 2013-02-22T07:51:07Z Tucson police seek suspect in attempted kidnappingVeronica M. Cruz Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
February 21, 2013 11:23 am  • 

Tucson police are looking for a man suspected of trying to kidnap a woman near the University of Arizona Sunday morning.

The incident happened near North Third Avenue and East Second Street around 9:15 a.m., Tucson police said.

A man in a vehicle approached a woman on foot and asked her for directions, he also offered her money to guide him, police said.

The woman refused and the man drove away, but shortly after she was approached by the man on foot who spoke to her and then picked her up and started to carry her into an alley, police said.

The woman began screaming and the man dropped her and ran away. She was not hurt.

The man has been described as being between 30 and 40 years old, standing 5 feet 8 inches tall with a medium build, graying black hair, blue eyes and an unkempt beard, police said.

Anyone with information about the man is asked to call 911 or 88-CRIME (882-7463).

Copyright 2014 Arizona Daily Star. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Activate

Follow the Arizona Daily Star

Featured businesses

View more...

Deals, offers & events

View more...
Get weekly ads via e-mail