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FWPD asking public for surveillance video after attempted child abduction

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA21) - Fort Wayne Police said a man tried to kidnap a girl in Aboite Township Monday, and detectives are trying to track down the suspect.

The attempted abduction happened Monday afternoon in the 4400 block of Isleview Cove in the North Shores addition.

Here's the description of the suspect:

  • M/W or M/H
  • 30’s
  • Black hair
  • Smaller gage style earrings
  • Possible stitches or some type of scar on his hand
  • White hooded sweatshirt sleeves cut around the elbow
  • Blue jeans
  • Blue Nike shoes

Police are asking anyone who has surveillance video or may have seen something they have not yet reported to call 427-1201.

If you have surveillance video and live in the area of the incident, you're asked to check at least two hours before and at least one hour after 1:40 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 12.

Kayla Crandall

Kayla Crandall is an Emmy award-winning journalist. She serves as the Social Media and Digital Content Manager at WPTA. Follow her on Twitter @KaylerJayne.

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