Detectives from the Roswell Police Department are seeking the public’s assistance in locating Chris topher Gavazza.
Gavazza is a suspect in a recent kidnapping case, according to a news release issued Thursday by the police department.
At approximately 10:30 p.m. on Wednesday, an officer responded to a convenience store on the 2000 block of West Second Street in reference to an attempted armed robbery. Detectives investigated the incident and determined it was not an attempted armed robbery, but instead was a kidnapping.
Detectives discovered a man, later identified as Gavazza, met with a male exiting the convenience store.
Police say Gavazza asked the man for a ride and the man agreed to give Gavazza a ride in his vehicle. While exiting the parking lot, Gavazza pulled a gun and told the man to keep driving, according to police.
Gavazza made the man drive around town until he told the man to drop him off. After the man let Gavazza out of his vehicle, he contacted police.
Gavazza is believed to be armed and dangerous. He is described as being 5 feet, 11 inches tall, 270 pounds, with brown hair, and hazel eyes.
Gavazza is wanted for kidnapping and being a felon in possession of a firearm. Anyone who knows of Gavazza’s whereabouts, is urged to contact the Roswell Police Department at 624-6770, or Crime Stoppers 1-888-594-847) immediately.