OPD release sketch of attempted kidnap suspect

The Oakland Police Department released a sketch of a man who tried to kidnap a 9-year-old boy.

January 5, 2012 12:00:00 AM PST
Oakland police want you to take a look at a sketch of a man accused of trying to kidnap a child.

The suspect is an African-American man in his 30s with a medium complexion and a mustache. Police say a 9-year-old boy was fixing his skateboard in front of his house when the man offered him candy and tried to lure him into a vehicle.

It happened Dec. 26th on Arrowhead Drive. The boy locked himself inside his garage until the man left.