Attempted Kidnapping at Westpark and North Milwaukee
A 19-year-old woman was grabbed from behind last night in Boise and the police are looking for our help.
It happened around 6:15 p.m. in a parking lot near Westpark Street and Milwaukee Street. She was walking to her car when some man grabbed her from behind and attempted to abduct her. She fought off her attacker and immediately reported the incident to the Boise Police Department.
The suspect did have some kind of unknown sharp object but the 19-year-old woman only received minor injuries. She's been treated at the hospital and released to her home.
Here's more information from the Boise Police Department...
Suspect description: The adult male suspect is described as being husky and over six feet tall.
Crime Stoppers: Anyone with information about the crime Monday night is asked to call 343-COPS.
Those with information can also:
1-Leave a web tip at 343COPS.Com
2-Use the FREE app, P3! You can get the app on ITunes or in the Google Play Store by typing “P3 tips” in the search bar.
Those with information can remain anonymous and can earn a reward of up to $1000.00 if the tip leads to a felony arrest.
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