Man Attempts to Kidnap Fort Worth Jogger at Gunpoint | NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Man Attempts to Kidnap Fort Worth Jogger at Gunpoint

Woman screamed, drew attention to scare attacker away

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    (Published Thursday, May 8, 2014)

    Fort Worth police are asking for help identifying the person who attempted to kidnap a woman Sunday morning just west of downtown.

    The incident happened in the 1400 block of W. 5th Street at approximately 11:35 a.m., according to police.

    The 28-year-old victim was jogging when she was approached by a man wearing a dark purple shirt and blue jeans, police said.

    The man threatened the woman with a black pistol and attempted to physically force her to go with him, according to a news release.

    Jogger Escapes Attempted Kidnapping

    [DFW] Jogger Escapes Attempted Kidnapping
    Fort Worth police are asking for help identifying a suspect who attempted to kidnap a woman Sunday morning in the 1400 block of W. 5th Street.
    (Published Wednesday, May 7, 2014)

    The victim screamed and drew the attention of witnesses who were walking by a nearby bank drive-thru area, police said, which caused the man to leave the victim and walk away.

    Police have described the man as black, about 25- to 30-years-old, between 5 feet 11 inches tall to 6 feet tall and weighing approximately 150 to 160 pounds. 

    If you have any information about the man, please contact police.