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Army Warns Parents of Kidnapping Attempt in Fort Hood

Flowers decorate a fence outside of Fort Hood's east gate on Sunday, April 6, 2014, in Killeen, Texas, in honor of those killed and wounded in the Fort Hood shooting on April 2.

U.S. Army police are warning Fort Hood-area residents about a kidnapping attempt that happened on the post last week.

Military police released a sketch of the suspect, who attempted to abduct the child of a soldier on Thursday, between 5 and 6 p.m. in the Montague Village neighborhood on Fort Hood near U.S. 190 and Clarke Road, according to the Army Criminal Investigation Command.

The suspect is believed to be a man between 30 and 40 years old, about 6 feet tall, weighs about 200 pounds and has black or brown hair and brown eyes. He was last seen driving a white-paneled maintenance van with no roof rack, police said.

Anyone with information about the case can call Fort Hood Criminal Investigation Command at 254-287-2722 or 254-715-6996, or call Fort Hood military police at 254-287-4001. Tips can also be emailed to usarmy.belvoir.usacidc.mail.crime-tips@mail.mil or placed by phone to 844-ARMY-CID.

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