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Police Ask For Help to ID Attempted Kidnapping Suspects

APPLE VALLEY, CA:( Detectives are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying two suspects in a possible attempted kidnapping.

On Monday, September 12, 2016, at approximately 2:30 – 3:00 p.m., the victim, a 16-year-old girl walked through the area of Nisqually Rd. and Algonquin Rd. on her way home from Apple Valley High School. She saw a Red or Maroon Dodge Charger approach her near the intersection of Nisqually Rd. and Algonquin Rd. in Apple Valley.

Suspect #1 exited the vehicle, grabbed the victim’s arm, and pulled her toward the car. The victim fought with the suspect and was able to knock him to the ground. The victim ran from the scene.

Suspect #1 was described as a black male adult in his 20’s. He had short hair and was last seen wearing a white, long-sleeved shirt, and black pants. He possibly had an unknown tattoo on the right side of his neck.
Suspect #2 was described as a black male adult in his 40’s. He was bald with a gray beard. Suspect #2 was driving a Red or Maroon Dodge Charger with large custom wheels and tinted windows. The vehicle had damage on the front bumper.

Investigators encourage any additional victims and/or witnesses come forward.

Anyone with information can contact Detective Jon Andersen at (760)240-7400 x 7427 or Sheriff’s dispatch at (760)956-5001.

Caller wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the WE- TIP Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the WE-TIP Hotline at

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