Suspect Sought Following Attempted Kidnapping in Columbia

12:20 PM, Sep 24, 2013   |    comments
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Columbia, SC (WLTX) -- USC Law Enforcement reports that Tuesday morning a man attempted to kidnap a woman.

According to their report, a woman was walking along Pickens Street, at around 10:30AM Tuesday, between Blossom and Greene Streets in Columbia when a man approached her. The man allegedly grabbed her arm from behind and instructed her to come with him, to an unknown location.

The woman apparently broke free of the man, fled the area, and alerted USC Police.

The case is being investigated by the Columbia Police Department.

If you can provide any information regarding the incident, you are asked to please contact:


CRIMESTOPPERS at 1-888-CRIME-SC, or e-mail a tip in to

You can also text information in by texting "TIPSC" plus your message to CRIMES (274637). Either way you choose, your identity will remain anonymous, and you could be eligible for a cash reward.



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