UPDATE: Tyler police investigate possible kidnapping
POSTED: Monday, August 30, 2010 - 10:42pm
UPDATED: Saturday, September 4, 2010 - 10:56am
Around 9:00 p.m. on Monday, a female was in the area of South Beckham and East Erwin streets when a Hispanic Male offered the female victim a ride to ETMC .
The Hispanic male immediately deviated from the route to ETMC and would not allow the female to exit the vehicle. The Hispanic male transported the victim out of the city at a high rate of speed. The victim was unable to exit the vehicle until they were in the area of County Road 211 and Farm to Market Road 850 where she jumped from the vehicle where she was located by the Smith County Sheriff’s Office.
The victim was transported to East Texas Medical Center for treatment of her injuries.
The Hispanic male is described as being in his 40’s with a light beard, wearing a white t-shirt and blue jeans. The suspect vehicle is described as a dark green two door, possibly Ford Ranger with dark tinted windows. The vehicle also had a piece of plywood in the bed protruding over the tail gate.
Anyone with information about the suspect involved in this crime are urged to contact the Tyler Police Department (903-531-1000), or Crimestoppers (903-597-2833).