Attempted Kidnapping

Incident description: As the victim was walking northbound on Hoover Street at 29th Street, the suspect pulled over his vehicle near the victim. The suspect got out of the vehicle and grabbed the victim by the arm and attempted to pull her inside the car.

Time & date of incident: 5:35 pm on Aug. 28, 2021

Location: 29th Street and Hoover Street

The victim pulled away from the suspect and ran north and into her apartment.

Suspect description: The victim described the suspect as a Black male, 5 feet 6 inches to 5 feet 7 inches tall.

Suspect vehicle: White 4-door sedan. No further description was provided.
If you were in the vicinity during the time of this incident, the Department of Public Safety (DPS) asks for your help in identifying the suspect. If you have any information regarding this incident, please contact DPS at (213) 740-6000 or the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) at (213) 485-6571. If you are ever in immediate danger, call LAPD at 911 or DPS at (213) 740-4321.

Please note that race, ethnicity, gender and/or religious affiliation are NOT considered the basis for suspicion; only behaviors are considered suspicious.

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