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Police Release Sketches of Attempted Kidnapping Suspects June 12, 2009

Posted by David S. in In the News, Incidents, Law Enforcement.
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Suspects and similar van in attempted South Pasadena kidnapping.

Suspects and similar van in attempted South Pasadena kidnapping.

The South Pasadena Police Department has released composite sketches of the suspects in a recent kidnapping attempt. For more on the story here’s the Pasadena Star-News article: South Pasadana Kidnapping Suspects

Attempted Kidnapping in South Pasadena June 8, 2009

Posted by David S. in Incidents, Law Enforcement.
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June 8, 2009 – 12:30 p.m.

The following information was received from Chief Dan Watson of the South
Pasadena Police Department at 11:30 a.m. today (June 8, 2009). Please
distribute this information and encourage your children to walk in groups,
to be observant of strangers and their surroundings, and to be on alert.

Brian Bristol, Superintendent
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The South Pasadena Police Department is investigating an Attempted
Kidnapping that was reported on Friday, June 5 at approximately 5 pm.  A
13-year-old Middle School student reported that she was walking in the
vicinity of Fair Oaks and Lyndon when she noticed a white van containing
two occupants following her slowly.  A short time later she felt someone
grabbing her right wrist from behind.  The student twisted away and the
suspect ran to the van which had its rear doors open.  The van fled
northbound on Fair Oaks from Lyndon.

The vehicle was described as a new full size van, white in color, with
tinted windows.

The suspects were described as:

Male, Hispanic, 40’s, 6’, 200 lbs, shaved head, brown eyes, wearing a
white T-shirt and blue jeans.  The suspect had a heavy build, no facial
hair and a medium complexion.

Male Hispanic, 40’ short dark hair, no facial hair, no further description.

Anyone having any information should contact the South Pasadena Police
Detective Bureau at (626) 403-7280.  During off-hours, they should contact
the Police Department at (626) 403-7297.