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APD Responds to Possible Kidnapping

The Amarillo Police Department is reporting that officers responded to the call of a possible kidnapping on Thursday.

On Thursday morning, APD officers responded to the call of a possible kidnapping at Southeast 27th Avenue and Garfield Street. The possible suspect was described as a Hispanic male, approximately 5'10", medium build, wearing a red shirt and jeans. The possible victim was described as a female, possibly Hispanic, 5'5", 150 lbs, wearing a blue jean jacket, black shirt, blue jeans and high boots. The possible victim was described as having brown hair with highlights and she was carrying a white purse.

A caller told officers that the suspect forced the victim into a 1990's model tan or brown Buick or Oldsmobile. The back right tire of the vehicle appeared to be a spare tire and the back window of the vehicle was tinted.

The suspect vehicle was last seen headed south on Arthur Street from Southeast 27th Avenue.

If you have any information, you are asked to call the Amarillo Police Department at (806) 378-3038.


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