Oakland Police on the lookout for kidnapper

September 25, 2008 11:40:19 PM PDT
Oakland Police are increasing patrols in Chinatown after reports of two attempted child kidnappings.

Police say on September 10th, a man grabbed an 8-year-old boy in Madison Square Park. On

September 2nd, a stranger approached a 4-year-old girl outside Lincoln Elementary School. Adults intervened in both cases, but the men got away.

Police released these sketches Thursday to see if they're dealing with one would-be kidnapper or two.

The descriptions vary, with the man in the golf hat described as in his 70's and possibly missing some front teeth.

The other man as between 40 and 55 years of age.


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