Crime Stoppers offers reward for information about Oakland Park kidnapper

Man grabs woman by arm, attempts to pull her into car


OAKLAND PARK, Fla. – Broward Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $3,000 for information about a man who attempted to kidnap a woman in Oakland Park while she was walking home from work.

The incident was reported about 9:30 p.m. Feb. 7 in the 3600 block of North Andrews Avenue.

Broward Sheriff's Office deputies said the victim had just gotten off a bus and was walking through the parking lot of a Burger King when someone in a silver car pulled up and asked if she need a ride.

Deputies said the 21-year-old woman said no and continued walking on Andrews Avenue. As she crossed Northwest 35th Court, the man who had been following her, got out of the car, grabbed her left arm and said, "Come on, let's go," authorities said.

The woman fought back and ran toward a group of people who were standing outside Blaca's Bakery at 3591 N. Andrews Ave.

Deputies said the man fled in a silver 4-door car, possible a Ford Fusion with tinted windows.

Anyone with information about the identity of the man is asked to call Broward County Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS or Detective Kasia Wlodarczyk at 954-321-4291.

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