Riverside Police Need Help Identifying Attempted Kidnapping Suspect

Riverside Police Need Help Identifying Attempted Kidnapping Suspect

RIVERSIDE, Calif. – A teen girl was walking on the sidewalk in the 6200 block of Rutland Avenue in the Arlanza neighborhood when a man attempted to kidnap her. 

On Tuesday, August 6, 2019, between 8:00 and 8:30 a.m. a call was made to Riverside Police regarding an attempted kidnapping. The girl said that a Hispanic man approached her from a parked 2010-2013 white Toyota Tundra 4-door pickup truck with dark-tinted windows. The suspect grabbed the girl and attempted to force her into the truck and struck her with a metal object. The girl was able to fight the suspect off and run away. The suspect got into his vehicle and fled. 

He is described as being in his 30’s, 5’5” tall, thin build, dark or tanned skin, round face, and clean-shaven. He was wearing a charcoal gray t-shirt, black jeans, and tan work boots.

If you recognize this suspect or suspect vehicle, or have any information regarding this investigation, please contact Detective Christi Arnold at (951) 353-7945 or, or Detective Brandi Merrill at 

(951) 353-7120 or

Those wishing to remain anonymous can email or utilize the Riverside Police Department’s mobile app “SUBMIT A TIP” feature while referencing report number 190022446.A video clip of the actual suspect vehicle can be viewed at

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