Police searching for kidnapping suspect in Phoenix, child OK

PHOENIX - Police are asking for the public's help in identifying and locating a suspect who took a nine-year-old girl from a home in Phoenix early Friday morning.

According to police, officers responding to the area of 19th and Glendale avenues around 4 a.m for reports of an unknown trouble.

Officers found a nine-year-old girl who asked for help after being taken from a home by an unknown man. The child was not injured and was able to escape from the man. 

Police describe the suspect as a stockily built man wearing a backwards baseball hat. A composite sketch was provided by police to help potentially identify the man. 

Anyone with information is asking to call the Phoenix police department or Silent Witness at 480 - WITNESS. 

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