Deputies with the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department are searching for a suspect involved in attempted kidnapping that they say occurred early Wednesday morning.
Police were called about 1:20 am to an apartment on Caesar Chavez Street, the Sheriff’s Department. Officers were told that a man had forced his way into the home and tried to kidnap a child, but was unsuccessful and the child is safe.
#Coachella On 3/27/19 @ 1:20AM, deputies responded to the 53500 blk of Cesar Chavez reference the attempt kidnap of a juvenile. The suspect is a (possible) adult male that forced entry to a residence. The juvenile is safe. Suspect is still outstanding. Any info call 7608638990
— Riverside County Sheriff PIO-East (@RSOPIOEast) March 27, 2019
A search is underway in the area for the suspect, who was wearing dark clothing. No other information was released.
Anyone with info should call (760) 863-8990.