Gulfport Police Search for Attempted Kidnapping Suspect
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Gulfport Police posted this sketch of the suspect connected to the attempted kidnapping on their Facebook page.
GULFPORT, Miss. - The Gulfport Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in solving an attempted kidnapping investigation.
Police responded to a call on 43rd Street on Sunday around 2:30 p.m.
They say an unknown white male went to a residence, rang the doorbell, and grabbed the 13-year-old girl who answered the door by her arm.
Police say the victim fought back and kicked the suspect, and then he left the residence.
The victim described the suspect as a white male 25-35 years of age with an unknown height and weight. The suspect had a blonde or red beard and was wearing a faded yellow baseball style cap and a purple shirt with black writing.
Anyone with any information is urged to contact the Gulfport Police Department at (228)868-5959 or Crime Stoppers at (877)787-5898.