FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Lt. Wayne McInnis
Office: (504) 712-2234
Date: February 18, 2011
SEEKING INFORMATION ON SUSPECT INVOLVED IN ATTEMPTED KIDNAPPING
AND ATTEMPTED RAPE OF 13 YEAR OLD
Police Detectives are seeking help in identifying a suspect
involved in an attempted kidnapping and attempted rape of a 13
year old male juvenile.
On February 17, 2011 at approximately 3:25 P.M. a 13 year old
black male juvenile was walking in the parking lot in the rear
of the 1600 Block of Newport Place, when a Hispanic Male
motioned the juvenile toward him while asking for directions.
When the juvenile was within arms reached of the suspect, he
grabbed the juvenile and forced him into a dark green mini-van.
Once inside the van, the suspect forcibly pulled down the
juvenile’s pants, the juvenile bit down of the suspects arm
causing him to release the juvenile. The juvenile was able to
free himself from the vehicle and run towards the near by
The suspect was last
seen fleeing inside the vehicle toward the 4100 block of
The suspect is described as a 27 – 32 year old Hispanic Male,
Black Hair, Brown Eyes, 230 to 260 lbs, 5’8” to 6’0” tall. The
suspect had short spiked hair, a vertical scar above his right
eye and a pot belly. The suspect was wearing a pair of black
jeans and a black tee-shirt.
The suspects vehicle is described a dark green, mini-van with a
dent in the driver’s door.
Chief Steve Caraway urges anyone with
information concerning this incident, to call the Kenner Police
Department at (504) 712-2222, or Crimestoppers at (504)
Detective Joseph McRae is investigating this incident.