Police Release Sketch in Attempted Kidnapping, Assault of Woman

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COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) — Authorities need the community’s assistance in identifying a man wanted for attempting to kidnap and assault a woman at a Marstellar Street home in February.

The victim reported that a man approached her shortly before 9 a.m. on February 23, and allegedly grabbed her arm and verbally threatened her.

The suspect left the home after the victim threatened to shoot him, officials say.

The suspect is described as a black male, with shoulder-length black and gray dreadlocks, and brown eyes, last seen wearing a black bomber jacket with jeans.

Citizens with information about the crime are encouraged to contact Crimestoppers in any of the following ways: call toll-free, 888-CRIME-SC, text to CRIMES (274637), and mark the beginning of the message with “TIPSC, followed by the tip information or go to www.midlandscrimestoppers.com, and click on the red “Submit a tip” tab.

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