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Police Trying to Investigate Attempted Kidnapping Near UC Riverside

Attempted Kidnapping Near UC Riverside Caught on Camera.

Riverside police searching for man accused of trying to kidnap woman near UC Riverside.

Police say the man attempted to grab the female college student from behind while she walked inside her apartment complex. She managed to escape when another person intervened.

Police trying to ID suspect in attempted kidnapping near UC Riverside. Credit ABC7

Riverside Police Department Press Release Re: Attempted Kidnapping Near UC Riverside


RIVERSIDE, CA – On January 4, 2024, at approximately 10:00 p.m., Riverside Police Officers responded to the Core at Sycamore Highlands Apartments, located at 5946 Sycamore Canyon Boulevard, regarding an attempted kidnapping. The adult female victim reported she was grabbed from behind but managed to escape when another person intervened.
The suspect was described as a Black male adult between 30 and 40-years-old, about 5’6” tall, and with a medium build. (This suspect was caught on surveillance video at the apartment complex)

Riverside Police Detectives are investigating this crime and there are no other details to release at this time. Anyone with additional information relevant to this investigation is urged to contact Detective William McGuigan at (951) 353-7103 or [email protected], or Detective Mike Smith at [email protected] or (951) 826-8728.
Those wishing to remain anonymous can email [email protected], or download and use the Riverside Police Department’s “Atlas 1” mobile app by utilizing the “Send a Message” feature. Our app can be downloaded at:
▪️ iOS Atlas 1 App: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/atlas-1/id1509528933

▪️ Android Atlas 1 App: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=app.atlasone

The Riverside Police Department would like to remind our community of a few safety tips that could help keep you better protected when alone at your apartment, townhome, condominium, or residence.

➡️ Dial 9-1-1 in the event of an emergency
➡️ For non-emergencies, program our City of Riverside’s Public Safety Communications Center number of (951) 354-2007 into your cell phone.
➡️ Always be alert and aware of your surroundings
➡️ Report any suspicious activity to the police
➡️ Do not leave doors to buildings propped open
➡️ Secure your residence by locking all windows and doors
➡️ Keep curtains, blinds, shades closed during hours of darkness
➡️ Avoid poorly-lit or deserted areas when walking at night
➡️ Report damaged or insufficient lighting to maintenance personnel

Source: ABC7

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