Police Looking For Attempted Kidnapping Suspect
The Gainesville Police Department has released a sketch of the man who tried to kidnap a 12 year old girl on her way to school Wednesday morning.
The girl was walking alone on the sidewalk of Northeast 12th Street; just North of Northeast 23rd Avenue when a driver stopped his car alongside the road and tried to pull her into his car.
The sketch if the man police are looking for is described as a black male in his mid 40's about 5 foot 7 and 165 pounds.
The victim described him as having a full beard and a possible tattoo of a cross on his right shoulder.
He was driving what looked like a 2000's model four-door Toyota Camry and possibly a red interior.
The girl was able to pull away and alert a nearby crossing guard of the incident.
Anyone with information on the suspect is encouraged to contact Gainesville Police Department at (352) 393-7670.
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