UPDATED — F'ville cops release sketch of armed kidnapping suspect
UPDATED with location — Fayetteville Police are looking for the man depicted in this sketch after a female jogger reported an attempted kidnapping Thursday, July 12 at approximately 12:50 p.m. in the Villages at LaFayette neighborhood next to Fayette County High School.
The male suspect is described as being in his early to mid-twenties, having Middle Eastern/ Hispanic features with curly un-kept hair and a full beard. The suspect may speak broken English.
The suspect was driving a small red, four door, passenger car possibly an older model with peeling paint on the hood.
The female was jogging in her Villages at LaFayette neighborhood when she was approached by the suspect in his vehicle, police said. The suspect pointed a gun at her and told her to get in the vehicle.
The victim was able to run away and called 911 immediately. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Melissa Peacock at the Fayetteville Police Department, 770-719-4227.
Police released the location of the attempted kidnapping in an official posting on their Facebook page.