Attempted kidnapping reported in Marcy-Holmes

The suspect attempted to push the victim into the backseat of a car near Sixth Street Southeast and 10th Avenue Southeast onTuesday morning.

Morgan La Casse

Morgan La Casse

Dylan Miettinen

An attempted kidnapping took place in Marcy-Holmes Tuesday morning, according to a campus-wide timely warning. 

The suspect attempted to push the victim into the back seat of a car near the intersection of Sixth Street Southeast and 10th Avenue Southeast at 10:31 a.m. The suspect is a male with gray facial hair and wore a gray hoodie and blue pants with a stripe. He fled northward after the attempted kidnapping.

The kidnapping is in line with crime trends for the area. Marcy-Holmes saw a 23 percent uptick in violent crimes from 2018 to 2019. 

Minneapolis Police are warning people to use caution in the area.

This is a breaking news report. More information will be added as it becomes available.