Man allegedly tried to kidnap a woman Tuesday in Olathe

Posted at 9:07 PM, Nov 03, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-04 13:04:27-04

UPDATE, Nov. 4 | Olathe police believe the car involved in the attempted kidnapping may have been involved in other incidents.

Anyone with information on it should call the police.

No charges have been filed at this time but the driver has been located.

ORIGINAL STORY, Nov. 3 | A man tried to pull a woman from her car Tuesday in what Olathe police are calling an attempted kidnapping.

The attack happened about 7:30 p.m. in a parking lot at the Olathe Health campus on West 151st Street.

Police said a woman told officers a man she didn't know tried unsuccessfully to pull her from her vehicle.

The suspect is about 5 feet 7 inches tall with a slim build. He wore a white and black shirt, possibly a soccer jersey and khaki pants, police said.

Investigators identified the suspect vehicle Wednesday as a silver Chrysler PT Cruiser with a temporary license plate.

Anyone with information should call the Olathe Police Department at 913-971-6363 or the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477.

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