FWPD release sketch of abduction suspect

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – Fort Wayne police have released a sketch of the man suspected of trying to abduct a little girl on the city’s southwest side.

Last month, FWPD officials released the following to the public regarding the attempted abduction that happened on October 12:

“Regarding the attempted abduction of a juvenile female:

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We know these stories spread quickly and we try to bring as much information to the public that we can verify as accurate. Today, we are releasing a description of a male we believe to be involved in an attempted abduction of a female child in Aboite Township, North Shores Addition. We are asking anyone in the area of 4400 Isleview Cove on 10-12, at approximately 1:40pm, that may have surveillance video or may have seen something they have not yet reported to police to call 427-1201 and let us know what you saw or that you may have useful video. Please look at least two hours before and at least one hour after 1:40pm on Monday.

The following is a description of the suspect in this case:

M/W or M/H


Black hair

Smaller gage style earrings

Possible stitches or some type of scar on his hand

White hooded sweatshirt sleeves cut around the elbow

Blue jeans

Blue Nike shoes

Anyone with any information is urged to come forward and assist us in this case. We will work with you to remain anonymous if you feel the need.”