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Crimestoppers: Assault and Attempted Kidnapping Investigation

By March 3, 2016December 31st, 2016Press Releases

Columbia Police Chief Skip Holbrook announces that Investigators are releasing a composite sketch of what an attempted kidnapping and assault suspect may look like. The sketch comes courtesy of the SC Law Enforcement Division (SLED).

A female tells CPD Investigators that a man approached her shortly before 9:00 a.m. on February 23, 2016 at a Marstellar Street home. The suspect allegedly grabbed the victim’s arm and verbally threatened her. The victim tells CPD that the suspect left the home after she threatened to shoot him.

The suspect is described as a black male, with shoulder-length black and gray dreadlocks, and brown eyes, last seen wearing a black bomber jacket with jeans.

Citizens with information about the crime are encouraged to contact Crimestoppers in any of the following ways:
CALL toll-free, 888-CRIME-SC.
TEXT to CRIMES (274637), and mark the beginning of the message with “TIPSC,” followed by the tip information.

LOG onto:, and click on the red “Submit a tip” tab.

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