AVONDALE, AZ - The Avondale Police Department is asking for the public’s help to find a man who is suspected of attempting to kidnap a boy walking home.
Avondale police Sgt. Brandon Busse said, on May 19th a 13-year-old boy was walking home from his friend’s house near Fairway Drive and Adams Avenue around 11:15 a.m. when he was approached by the suspect.
Busse says the man got out of his car and attempted to pull the boy into his vehicle. The suspect allegedly grabbed onto the victim’s wrist and told him “to get in (to the car)”.
The victim was able to break free from the suspect and flee the area to safety.
The suspect is described as a white male, possible in his 40s, with brown hair and a short brown beard.
He was last seen driving a 4-door sedan with dark tinted windows. The vehicle had black door panels, tan carpeting, and a yellow air freshener hanging from the mirror.
If you have any information about this case please call Avondale police at 623-333-7380 or call Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS.
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