PORTLAND, Ore. (KPTV) — Portland police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect after an attempted kidnapping of a 6-year-old boy in the Pearl District on Tuesday afternoon.
At 3:18 p.m., officers responded to a report of a kidnapping call in the area of 1099 Northwest Overton Street. Officers learned that a suspect attempted to grab the 6-year-old child who was walking with his father.
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The father managed to fend off the suspect and the suspect fled. Officers searched the area for the suspect but were unable to find him. The boy and his father were not injured.
The suspect is described as a Hispanic male, 20-30 years old, 5’1″ to 5’3″, heavy build, black hair, wearing a black hoodie and faded white jeans, a gray beanie with a ball on top, and black and white shoes.
If anyone has any information about this suspect or this particular case, email [email protected] and reference case number 21-348356. PPB is not aware of any other such incidents but encourages anyone who has had a similar experience to report it by calling 911 if it is an emergency, otherwise use the non-emergency police on 503 -823-3333.
Crime Stoppers of Oregon offers cash rewards of up to $2,500 cash for information that leads to an arrest in any unsolved crime and tipsters can remain anonymous.
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