Salt Lake City police said Monday they had identified a suspect in an alleged weekend kidnapping attempt and were hoping soon to make an arrest.
Detective Rick Wall declined to release specific details on the suspect's identity, citing the ongoing nature of the investigation.
The purported abduction occurred about 11:50 p.m. Friday in the 400 West block of Hope Avenue (1405 South). A woman, 24, had called her boyfriend to say a male had her inside his car would not let her out. The boyfriend drove to the scene, and when he arrived the woman tried again to exit the car but was pulled back inside by the suspect.