By Scott Buttram
HOOVER — Hoover police have released a sketch of a man they say may have attempted to kidnap a 12-year-old girl in the city’s Highland Crest neighborhood on Dec. 19.
The suspect is described as a Hispanic male, 20 to 30 years old, 5-foot-6 to 5-foot-8, with a slender build. On the day of the incident, the man was wearing a white T-shirt, jeans and a muddy boots. His hands were described as being “very dirty.”
He spoke good English with a heavy accent, according to the information released.
Information posted on the department’s Facebook page indicated that the man approached and grabbed the girl who was able to kick and get away.
Anyone with information about this suspect or his identity should call Detective Chad Godsey at 205-739-6125.