PRESS RELEASE: Possible Kidnapping
LONG BEACH POLICE IS WORKING A POSSIBLE KIDNAPPING AND IS ASKING FOR THE PUBLIC'S HELP PLEASE PUT OUT THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION AS SOON AS POSSIBLE
On 6/15/18 at approx. 6:20 AM, officers were dispatched to the Long Beach Bl and Artesia regarding a possible kidnapping. The calling party said they saw a Male Black late 30 - 40 years-old grab a female Hispanic 13 - 16 years-old by her waist and put her in the front seat of the van.
Van is described as a 1996 – 2000 Chevy Express Passenger Van white in color with windows all around. Window behind the driver has a sun-shade with an upside-down Honda Logo. Back window of the van has a Red Temporary Registration card with a white #6 on it. The plate on the vehicle is a decorative plate with “FMU” on it possibly white and Red.
Suspect is described as a Male Black, 30-40 years-old, bald with dark skin, 6’, heavy set with a “Beer Belly”, red and white baseball cap, white, red and orange horizontal striped polo shirt, white t-shirt under and hanging below the bottom of the polo shirt, Light Blue jean shorts that go past the knee.
Victim is described as a female Hispanic Light Skinned, 13 – 16 years-old, 5’3” to 5’4”, thin build, short hair, wearing black zip-up hoodie, black tight pants.
Anyone with information is urged to call 911 or Homicide Detectives at (562) 570-7244. Anonymous tips may be submitted through "LA Crime Stoppers" by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), downloading the "P3 Tips" app to your smart phone (available at the Apple App store and Google Play), or visiting www.lacrimestoppers.org.