Boy Reports Stranger Danger To Police at Hamlin And Gollihar

Date: Thursday, April 14, 2016
Location: Hamlin Drive at Gollihar Street
Offense: Attempted Aggravated Kidnapping (Penal Code Section 20.04) 1st Degree Felony
Case Number: 1604180105

A 13-year-old boy reported an attempted aggravated kidnapping at the intersection of Hamlin Drive and Gollihar Street on April 14, 2016 to the Corpus Christi Police.

The 13-year-old boy told Officers he walked on the 4500 block of Hamlin Drive when a man approached and tried to embrace the boy in a hug. The 13-year-old boy told Officers that he never saw the man prior to this day and that the unknown man eventually displayed a handgun to the boy. The 13-year-old boy told Officers that he ran from the man, the firearm was not discharged, and no one was injured. The 13-year-old boy told Officers that he delayed several days to report the incident because he was embarrassed to tell anyone.

The 13-year-old boy described the man as a 30-year-old male, about 5 feet 3 inches tall, with a fade haircut, no facial hair, wore all black clothing, black shoes, had a gold tooth and had blue flames with names inside the flames tattooed on both arms.

Corpus Christi Police Detectives have searched the registered sex offenders in Corpus Christi and continue to search for the suspect who remains at large. The public may view registered sex offenders at the website, Crimereports.com.

Anyone who can identify this man, or has any additional information about this crime should call Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS or submit the information online at http://www.888TIPS.com. Information provided to Crime Stoppers is completely anonymous and if the information leads to an arrest, the caller may receive a cash reward.