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News Release

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

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Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department detectives are asking for the public's help in providing information that would lead to the identification and arrest of a kidnap and attempt kidnap suspect.


On May 14, 2019, at 3:15 p.m., the suspect approached and carried the victim, a 4-year-old, out of the McDonald's located in the 1300 block of East Olympic Boulevard in Los Angeles.



The suspect attempted to enter a parked vehicle with the victim but was stopped by a witness.



The suspect fled on foot from the area.



On May 15, 2019 at 11:15 a.m., an attempt kidnap of a 4-year-old boy occurred on Martin Luther King Boulevard and San Pedro Street in Los Angeles.



The suspect approached the victim, pulled his hand, and attempted to walk away with the victim.



The victim was walking alongside a family member when the attempt kidnap occurred.



The suspect was stopped by a witness in the area and fled from the scene on foot.



The Los Angeles Police Department Robbery-Homicide Division, Robbery Special Section assumed investigative responsibilities for the Kidnap and Attempt Kidnap investigation committed by a female suspect.



The suspect is described as a 25-30-year-old, female Hispanic or Black, black hair, unknown color eyes, standing at 5 foot 4 inches tall, and weighing approximately 115 pounds.



The suspect has a possible scar/birthmark on forehead, an unknown tattoo above left breast and an unknown tattoo on the upper back and left shoulder.



Detectives are investigating to determine if they are related.



Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Robbery Homicide Division, Robbery Special Section, Detectives F. Arroyo, Serial No. 26531 and D. Moreno, Serial No. 32580 at (213) 486-6840. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (1-877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also go to www.lapdonline.org, and click on "Anonymous Web Tips."



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