PHOTOS: Images taken from video surveillance cameras show a “person of interest” in the San Marcos Police Department’s investigation of an attempted kidnapping at Wal-Mart on Sunday, Sept. 7. In the color image, the man is entering the store; in the black and white photo, he is leaving.
FROM SUBMITTED REPORTS
This just in from the city of San Marcos’ spokesperson:
San Marcos police are investigating an attempted kidnapping that occurred Sunday evening at a local store and are asking the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect.
On Sept. 7, the father of two young girls, aged 10 and 11, reported to police that at about 9 p.m. a man approached his 11-year-old daughter as they shopped at the Walmart store located at 1015 Texas 80.
According to the father, the man told the girl that he had free toys for her, and she began following him toward an exit. The 10-year-old followed them and shouted to her father that she and her sister were going to get free toys.
The father went to see what was happening. The individual saw the father approach and left quickly.
The victim and her father described the individual as a Hispanic male, wearing a white shirt, black shorts and a gold necklace. He was also wearing long socks.
Investigators are asking anyone with information about the man pictured to call the San Marcos Police Department at 512-753-2300. The after-office hours number is 512-753-2108.Email | Print