The Clarksville Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a suspect wanted in connection with an attempted kidnapping of a young boy this morning.
Police say the investigation remains ongoing after they were notified about an alleged attempted kidnapping of an 11-year old boy that happened this morning in the Paradise Hill Road and Hietts Lane area.
Police say an unknown white male jumped out from the bushes and attempted to pull the young boy into a minivan with the boy able to escape after striking the man in the head with a stick.
The suspect is described as a while male in his late 20’s or early 30’s with freckles and red hair that is cut in a flat top style haircut and was wearing a black sleeveless shirt, blue jeans, tennis shoes.
Police say the suspect may also have a dragon tattoo on his arm and was driving a green minivan with a pointed front and a hatchback style rear with a lift gate style back door.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Crime Stoppers tips line at 931-645-8477.