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Sketch Released of Suspected Kidnapper

12:36 PM, Nov 13, 2012   |    comments
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Orangeburg, SC (WLTX) -  Orangeburg County deputies are looking for a man they say briefly kidnapped a 15-year-old boy.

Officers say the incident to place on November 5 as the victim walked to school on Legrand Smoak Street in Cordova.

According to deputies, a man in a blue truck approached the child and asked if he had any money. Police say the suspect pointed a gun at the boy and told him to get in the truck.

The two then began driving around, and the suspect asked the victim again if he had any money. When the boy said no, the suspect dropped him off in a neighborhood.

Investigators have released a sketch of the suspect. They say he has a spider web tattoo on his right forearm, and is driving a 1980s-1990s sky blue Chevy pickup with white trim. Officers say the truck has a deer processing sticker on the dashboard.

Anyone with information should call Crimestoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC, or e-mail a tip in to Crimestoppers of the Midlands. You can also text information in by texting "TIPSC" plus your message to CRIMES (274637). Either way you choose, your identity will remain anonymous, and you could be eligible for a cash reward.

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