Date: Thursday, March 2, 2017, 6:00 am
Location: 900 Carmel Parkway
Offense: Attempted Kidnapping
Case Number: 1703020014
Corpus Christi Police Officers responded to the area of 900 Miramar in reference to an attack of a female. Officers made contact with the 56 year old female victim. The victim had scrapes about her body and a red mark on her head as if she was struck with something. The victim advised that she was walking home from a gym at around 6:00 am in the 900 block of Carmel Parkway. The victim was looking at her phone when she almost ran into a male walking the other way. The victim apologized and continued walking.
The victim was almost at the corner of Carmel Pkwy and Ft. Worth when she was grabbed from behind and dragged towards a vehicle. The suspect physically tried to force the victim into the car. The victim advised that she began resisting being put in the car, yelling and fighting back. The victim advised that a neighbor turned on a porch light which scared the suspect away. The victim was treated at the scene by medics.
The suspect was described as a black male approximately 6 feet to 6 feet 4 inches tall weighing between 230 to 240 pounds. He is possibly between 30-40 years of age and wearing a green t-shirt and green shorts. The suspect drove away in a newer black or dark 4 door sedan with chrome/shiny rims. Detectives are actively checking the area for any video of the attack and following any leads they might have.
The Corpus Christi Police Department wants to remind everyone to pay attention to your surroundings. If you are walking or exercising during night time hours try to have someone with you. Take different routes to make it harder for someone to predict where you are going. Have a phone handy in case of an emergency and as always if you need us please call us.
If you know the identity of this suspect or have any information about this crime please call Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS or submit the information online at http://www.888TIPS.com. Information provided to Crime Stoppers is anonymous and if the information leads to an arrest, it could earn you a cash reward.