Man Wanted In Attempted Kidnapping

Police in Boyle County are searching for a man who tried to snatch a child.
It happened around 7:00pm Friday night at a home on Alum Springs Rd. The homeowner, Brian Whitehouse, told 27 NEWSFIRST three children were playing in the backyard when a man came out from the woods and tried to grab one of them. Whitehouse said when he saw the man he got his gun and fired a warning shot. The suspect took off running into the woods. Police say he may be wounded.
The children did not get a good look at the man. They just described him as a white man in a red hoodie.


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  • by Jordyn Location: Boyle County on Apr 16, 2007 at 08:51 AM
    I live on Alum Springs Road...do you think that I am safe! There was nothing in the newspaper about this! I think that there is something fishy about this!
  • by concerned Location: red river gorge on Apr 16, 2007 at 07:03 AM
    Hats off to Brian Whitehouse... I hope you hit the man he would deserve no more.
  • by James Location: Pinetop, Ky on Apr 15, 2007 at 05:39 AM
    Thank God for people who are allowed to own guns. If the gun control nuts had their way this man would not have had a gun and one or more children could be dead.
  • by Jamie Location: Waynesburg on Apr 14, 2007 at 09:18 PM
    The attempted kidnapping on Alum Springs Rd in Danville really bothers me. My mother lives just down the road from where the incedent occured with my younger sisters. I hope the police are able to catch the man quickly. I just wonder if the man who tried to rob the Chill's gas station on Hustonville Rd today could be the same man. He was wearing a maroon hoodie, but most children do not distinguish between the different shades of red when descriibing them to someone in a stressful situation.
  • by Robert Simmons on Apr 14, 2007 at 08:11 PM
    Has anyone noticed that the Hustonville Road Chill's store that was robbed was done by a white man in a red hoddie? This is the description of the man in the attempted Junction City kidnapping. These two locations are less than 10 minutes apart and they both happened in a short time frame.

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