Fort Lauderdale Police are searching for a man who they say was caught on camera attacking and trying to kidnap a woman as she was walking on Las Olas Boulevard.
The incident happened shortly before 6 a.m. back on Sept. 9, as the woman was walking in the 500 block of East Las Olas toward the beach, Fort Lauderdale Police officials said.
Investigators said the man ran up behind her, grabbed and choked her, then slammed her to the ground and started to drag her.
A observe intervened and the speculate fled the scene on a bicycle before officers arrived.
Police on Thursday released surveillance footage of the speculate, who they described as a tall man in his 30s with short hair who was shirtless at the time of the incident.
Officials said they’ve depleted all obtainable investigative leads and are asking for the public’s help in identifying the speculate.
Anyone with information is asked to call police at 954-828-6559.
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