OVERLEA, Md. (WJZ) — Baltimore County Police have released a photo of the man arrested in connection with an attempted kidnapping and assault in an effort to locate other individuals who may have interacted with him.
Jawuan Williams, 24, was arrested and charged Wednesday with kidnapping, second-degree assault and other related charges.READ MORE: 22-Year-Old Man Dies After Being Shot In Head, Chest In NE Baltimore
The alleged incident happened on Saturday, April 3, around 4:30 p.m. in the 4400 block of Fullerton Avenue.
Police said a 12-year-old girl was walking when she was approached by the suspect who assaulted her and then pulled her into his vehicle.READ MORE: Maryland Weather: Most Of The Region Could See Severe Storm Sunday Evening
The girl was able to escape from the vehicle and then flagged down a passing motorist for assistance.
The child was taken to an area hospital, treated and released. She is home recovering, according to Baltimore County Police detectives.MORE NEWS: No Victim Found After Crews Search Lake Roland For Man
Williams is being held at the Baltimore County Detention Center on a no-bail status pending a bail review hearing.