This incident occurred in the area of 2800 W 7th, City of Spokane, Spokane WA at approx. 0815 hrs. today (050517).
The middle school age female was walking from her apartment to the school bus stop down the street when a male in a vehicle pulled up alongside of her as she walked on the sidewalk. The victim said the driver/sole occupant of the vehicle had the driverâ€™s window down and he asked her if she wanted a ride. The victim told him â€œNoâ€ and continued to walk toward the bus stop. The driver continued to follow the victim and asked her at least 3-4 more times if she wanted a ride. When the victim did not respond, the driver opened his driver door and demanded the victim get in his car by stating, â€œGet in the damn car!â€
The victim continued walking, got out her cell phone and the male closed his door and drove away.
The suspect vehicle is described as an older, boxy, dirty 4 door sedan, black in color, with a scratch on the left front panel near the driverâ€™s door. The interior is tan or grey in color and clean inside. There was a pack of cigarettes on the dashboard. The car did not have any stickers, tint or loud exhaust.
The driver/suspect was described as a white male, late 30s to mid-40s, medium weight, approx. 5â€™7-5â€™8â€, short, grey receding hair, no facial hair, no glasses or piercings, a deep voice, a watch on his left wrist, wearing a grey shirt under a black hoodie and light denim jeans. The victim described his clothing as â€œold or dirtyâ€.
Officers checked the area extensively and did not locate the suspect. If you have any information on who this suspect may be please call crime check at 509-456-2233.
Kyle YrigollenÂ | Patrol | Spokane Police Department