Sketch released after child reportedly grabbed near Memorial Park

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Houston Crime Stoppers needs your help finding a man who tried to kidnap a child.

It happened around 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021 on Crestwood Drive near Memorial Park.

Houston police say the child was walking along the road near a pond when he or she was grabbed from behind by the man.

Police describe the suspect as a bald white man, approximately 6 feet or taller with an average build.

Investigators say when he grabbed the child, he or she fell down and started screaming. The suspect ran, and police have been looking for him since it happened around three weeks ago.

Police haven't said how old the child was, if a parent was nearby, or if anyone else saw what happened.

Crime Stoppers may pay up to $5,000 for information leading to the identification, charging and/or arrest of the suspect in this case. Information may be reported by calling 713-222-TIPS (8477), submitted online at or through the Crime Stoppers mobile app. Only tips and calls directly to Crime Stoppers are anonymous and eligible for a cash reward.

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