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Friday, May 12, 2017

JCPD News Release

JCPD NEWS RELEASE

SUBJECT:

Attempted Kidnapping

DATE:

05/12/17

TIME:

11:00 PM

PREPARED BY:

Inv. John Chapman

APPROVED BY:

Capt. Matt Howell

 

 

 

 

On 05/11/17 at approx. 1545 hours, officers of the Johnson City Police Department responded to 2800 block of S. Roan Street in reference to the attempted abduction of a 10 year-old female.  The incident occurred shortly after the child had exited the school bus at approximately 1530 hours and was nearing her residence.  The suspect approached the child and grabbed her wrist before she was able to free herself and run to her residence.  The suspect ran to an older model gold or tan vehicle with four doors and fled the scene traveling south on S. Roan Street.

 

The suspect is described as a white male, possibly in his early 40’s, with short brown hair and a short brown beard.  He is believed to be of medium build, approximately 5’9” tall, and have pale skin.  The suspect was last seen wearing a red shirt and baggy blue jeans.

 

Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to contact the Johnson City Police Department Criminal Investigations Division at (423)434-6166 or, to remain anonymous, Crime Stoppers at 434-6158. To send a confidential tip, text 423JCPD and your tip to 847411 (TIP411) or send a tip to www.citizenobserver.com.  You can also send messages via the Johnson City Police Department Website http://www.johnsoncitytn.org/police/cid/.      

 

 

Inv. John Chapman

Criminal Investigation Division

Johnson City Police Dept.

601 E. Main St.

Johnson City, TN 37601

Fax: 423-434-6247

 

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