Sketch of fake police officer released

Man kidnapped outside home on October 11


MIAMI – Investigators released a sketch of one of the three men who posed as police officers during a kidnapping that took place at 15073 SW 43rd Lane on Oct. 11.

According to Miami-Dade police, the victim was exiting his car outside his house when three men approached him. The abductors identified themselves as police officers, handcuffed the victim, and ordered him to enter another vehicle. They then fled the area.

While traveling on the Palmetto Expressway, the kidnappers pulled over and released the victim at Northwest 74th Street after he tried escaping, according to police.

Anyone with information regarding the kidnapping is asked to contact CrimeStoppers at (305) 471-TIPS or (866) 471-8477.