Man tries to kidnap child in front of dad in NW Portland, police say

PORTLAND, Ore. — Police are trying to identify a man suspected of trying to kidnap a 6-year-old boy Tuesday afternoon in downtown’s Pearl District. 

Around 3:20 p.m., officers got a call about a man trying to grab the child, who had been walking with his father in the area of The Fields Park off Northwest 11th Avenue and Northwest Overton Street. 

Police said the boy’s father fought off the suspect. Officers were unable to locate the suspect after he ran away. 

The suspect was described as a Hispanic male, aged 20 to 30, about 5-foot-1 to 5-foot-3, heavyset with dark hair. Police said he was

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