LOS ANGELES, Calif. (FOX 11) - Police are still looking for a woman who attempted to kidnap a young boy who was walking with his family in South L.A.
Detectives released video of the incident hoping the community can help identify her.
The incident occurred on May 15 at about 11:15 a.m. in the area of Martin Luther King Boulevard and San Pedro Street.
Surveillance video from a nearby business caught a woman described as a black woman with black hair and brown eyes, 30-40 years old, 5-feet 7-inches tall and weighing 180-200 pounds, approaching a child walking with a relative and tried to walk away with the 4-year-old boy. The boy's father arrived during this and tried putting the child into the car but witnesses say the woman climbed into the vehicle.
The video shows the father walking away with the child possibly attempting to contact police with the woman following close behind. Eventually, the woman simply walked away.
Anyone with information is asked to call the LAPD Robbery-Homicide division at 213-486-6840, or 1-877-527-3247 during non-business hours. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.