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Santa Cruz Police Department
Monday October 8th, 2012 :: 04:56 p.m. PDT


Attempt Kidnap, 800 block of Walnut. White male, 40's, scruffy, moustache, gray Toyota Tundra type truck, 2000 model.

White male in his 40's yelled at an 11 year old boy to get into his truck around 4:10 pm today, 800 block of Walnut. Medium gray Toyota Tundra type truck, model year 2000 or so. The truck did not have a camper shell or bed cover. Unknown license plate or state. Driver described as scruffy with a moustache. Child left the area. There was no contact between the child and the suspect.

No further description. Investigation is continuing with more information to follow as it develops. Detectives are working with the victim to develop a sketch.


Call 911 if you see a similar vehicle.

Santa Cruz Police Department
155 Center St
Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 831-420-5810

Lt. Colleen McMahon

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Attempted Kidnapping

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