After attempted kidnapping, Seattle police search for suspect seen on camera

After attempted kidnapping, Seattle police search for suspect seen on camera

Photo from Seattle Police Department

SEATTLE — Seattle police are searching for a suspect seen on camera after an attempted kidnapping.

Police said surveillance cameras showed a man in a white and red baseball cap and dark clothing several hours before the attempted kidnapping incident. Police said a man arrested earlier after the incident has since been cleared in the case.

If you have information on the case or recognize the person pictured above or embedded in the tweet below, you are asked to call police at (206) 233-5000.

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Police said a man attempted to kidnap a child from an apartment on Boren Avenue on Saturday.

The child was playing in the breezeway of an apartment in the 100 block, police said, when a man came up, picked up the child and began to run away.

Police said the parent began yelling at the suspect. The suspect then dropped the child and fled.

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