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Sheriff’s Deputies seeking identity of alleged kidnap suspect

By Staff | Oct 11, 2019

On Thursday, Oct. 10, at approximately 10 a.m., the Lee County Sheriff’s Office received a call for service reference to the kidnapping of a child near the Villas neighborhood of Fort Myers, in the area of Beacon Boulevard and Coronet Street. The child has been recovered and is now safe, deputies reported.

Detectives with the LCSO Major Crimes Unit began investigating, which revealed an unknown suspect who has been depicted in the sketch.

Detectives further developed a description of the suspect vehicle, a red in color 4-door sedan, possibly a Chevrolet. The suspect was described as wearing blue jeans, a plain red T-shirt, and a camouflage hat.

Detectives are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying this suspect and vehicle. Please review the sketch and descriptions. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective R. Flynn at 239-477-1379, or submit an anonymous tip through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS (8477).