Irvine, Calif. – Irvine Police Department detectives are seeking the public’s help in identifying a suspect in an attempted kidnapping that occurred Saturday evening at Woodbury Town Center.
Just before 7:20 p.m., a woman was working alone at the Mon Beau Bebe store at 6226 Irvine Blvd. when a man entered the store. When the woman looked away, the man grabbed her by the hair and attempted to drag her into the storage room. The woman tried to fight off her attacker and told him there were video surveillance cameras in the store. The man released her and ran out of the store and through the shopping center. Video surveillance cameras captured the attack.
The suspect is described as an Asian male in his 40s, medium height and build. He was last seen wearing plaid shorts, a white short-sleeve shirt, tennis shoes and eyeglasses. Anyone who recognizes the suspect or has information on this case is asked to contact Detective Ed Kim at 949-724-7179 or firstname.lastname@example.org; or Detective Keith Herter at 949-724-7183 or email@example.com.