Attempted kidnapping in Chico

Feb 8, 2014 5:26 PM

The Chico Police Department responded to an attempted kidnapping at the 1200 block of W. Sacramento Avenue at approximately 10:00 p.m.

The victim, a 21-year-old Chico resident, states that the kidnapping attempt happened around 8:00 p.m. The suspect made a comment to the victim and she replied kindly. At that time, the victim felt a plastic bag get pulled over her head and the suspect began to drag the victim along the sidewalk. The suspect then pinned the woman against a dark colored sedan, trying to get her into the vehicle.

The victim was ultimately able to free herself from the suspect and she ran to a nearby friend’s residence.

The suspect is described as a white or Hispanic male adult, 30-35 years old.

If anyone was in the area at the time of this incident and witnessed something suspicious, please contact the Chico Police Department.


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