Overland Park Police search for suspect after girl reports man tried to kidnap her

Overland Park attempted kidnapping

Overland Park Police are searching for a suspect following an attempted kidnapping Wednesday afternoon.

Where did it happen? In a statement posted to Facebook, Overland Park Police Capt. Keith Hruska said the incident occurred around 3:45 p.m. in the 9100 block of Robinson Street.

  • That’s about a block west of the Regency Park shopping Center on Metcalf Avenue.

 What we know: Hruska said a “juvenile female” told police that the suspect “physically attempted to get her into his vehicle” but she was able to get away.

  • The suspect is described as a white male, age 16-20 and bald.
  • Investigators say the suspect was driving an open-top red Jeep.
  • It’s unclear from police statements whether the suspect or victim know each other.

Have tips about Overland Park attempted kidnapping?

  • If anyone has any information, you can contact the Overland Park Police Department at 913-895-6300 or the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS.