Police Investigating Attempted Kidnapping Near the University of Alabama Campus
University of Alabama Police and the Tuscaloosa Police Department are currently investigating an attempted kidnapping that occurred near the UA campus early this morning.
UA Police released the following advisory:
NOVEMBER 7, 2014
TUSCALOOSA POLICE INVESTIGATE OFF-CAMPUS ATTEMPTED KIDNAPPING
Tuscaloosa Police are investigating the report of an attempted kidnapping that occurred off-campus in the 1300 block of 9th Avenue on November 7, 2014 at approximately 1:07 am. The victim reported that she got out of bed to investigate a noise heard in another room. As she checked the room, an unknown male subject grabbed her from behind and forced her outside. The victim began to scream and the suspect released her and fled east from the area on foot. No weapons and only minor injuries were reported.
The victim described the suspect as:
Approximately 180 lbs.
wearing gray hooded sweatshirt and jeans
Anyone who has any information about this occurrence is asked to call University Police at 205-348-5454, Tuscaloosa Police at 205-349-2121 or Crime Stoppers at 752-7867(STOP). Crime prevention information is published in UAPD's Safer Living Guide.