Edmonton Police seek assistance identifying man allegedly involved in attempted kidnapping

Edmonton, Alberta – The Edmonton Police Service is releasing a composite sketch to help identify a suspect in an alleged attempted kidnapping that occurred on Dec. 8.

On Friday, Dec. 8, 2017 just before 8 a.m., a 14-year-old female was walking in the area of 165 Street and 88 Avenue when she was reportedly approached by an unknown male and allegedly grabbed by the arm. The youth was able to break free from the male, who then reportedly fled the area in a truck.

The suspect is described as a Caucasian male, approximately 5’10” in height, with mustache stubble and a mole on his chin. He is believed to be in his 30s and was last seen wearing a winter, work style coat and a grey toque.

The suspect’s vehicle is described as a dirty, blue or grey, four-door pick-up truck.

Anyone with information about this suspect is asked to contact the Edmonton Police Service at 780-423-4567 or #377 from a mobile phone. Anonymous information can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at www.tipsubmit.com/start.htm.

MRU #:17R144

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