02 Oct 17 - JA-454487 Community Alert Kidnap-12th Dist
On Sunday, October 1, 2017, at approximately 7:55 pm in the 1000 block of West 18th Street, an unknown male approached the 29 year old female victim from behind as she walked eastbound on the sidewalk. The offender grabbed victim from behind, struck her in the stomach and covered her mouth with his hand. The offender then picked the victim up and attempted to carry her towards a vehicle parked on the street. The victim screamed for help and attempted to fight the offender off. Two citizens observed the struggle, and as they approached to intervene, the offender dropped the victim and ran to the parked vehicle. The offender then entered the vehicle and fled west bound on 18th Street.