Anchorage police investigate report of attempted kidnapping

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Published: Jul. 21, 2022 at 10:25 PM AKDT|Updated: Jul. 22, 2022 at 9:08 PM AKDT
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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - The suspect in an attempted kidnapping has been described as an older white male with gray hair and a small salt and pepper beard.

He was last seen wearing a grey hoodie, blue sweatpants, and a beanie. The beanie may have had a word or logo with a prominent white letter “P” on it.

Composite sketch of suspect in attempted kidnapping
Composite sketch of suspect in attempted kidnapping(Anchorage Police Department)

Anchorage police responded to this reported attempted kidnapping on Thursday, according to a community alert.

At 5:52 p.m., APD was informed of a man approaching a juvenile on Northwood Drive and Aspen Drive.

The initial investigation determined that a man approached the juvenile from behind, grabbed the youth, and said he was a friend of her parents and would come with him, according to APD.

The juvenile was able to fight the man off and flee the area.

No injuries were reported.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to email Officer Perez at rosendo.perez@anchorageak.gov To provide a tip anonymously, please call Anchorage Crime Stoppers at 561-STOP or submit a tip online at www.anchoragecrimestoppers.com.

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