Fort Wayne police searching for man who tried to kidnap girl on Isleview Cove

Fort Wayne detectives are asking for the public's help to identify a man they say tried to kidnap a child earlier on the afternoon of Oct. 12 in the North Shores addition of Aboite Township.

Posted: Oct 16, 2020 3:53 PM
Updated: Oct 17, 2020 9:27 AM

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) — Fort Wayne detectives are asking for the public's help to identify a man they say tried to kidnap a child earlier this week.

The Fort Wayne Police Department says a man tried to kidnap a girl on Monday afternoon, Oct. 12 in the 4400 block of Isleview Cove in the North Shores addition of Aboite Township.

Fort Wayne Police Department

Detectives say the attempted abduction happened around 1:43 p.m. and neighbors are asked to review their home surveillance videos, starting back at about 11:40 a.m. Monday, to see if they might have video footage of the suspect.

Police describe the suspect is a white or Hispanic male in his 30s, has black hair, wears smaller gage style earrings might possibly have stitches or some type of scar on his hand.

He was seen wearing a white hooded sweatshirt with the sleeves cut around the elbow, blue jeans and blue Nike sneakers.

Detectives are also asking anyone who was in the area of 4400 Isleview Cove who have seen something they haven't reported to police to call 260-427-1201 and let them know what you saw.

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