Southern California police looking for attempted kidnapper
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities in Southern California are looking for a man who fled after an unsuccessful attempt to kidnap a teenage girl who fought him off.
Riverside police responded to a call Tuesday around 8 a.m. about a possible kidnapping attempt.
Police say a teenage girl was walking on a sidewalk and was approached by a man in a parked vehicle.
The man grabbed the girl and attempted to force her into his vehicle, striking her with a metal object.
She was able to fight him off and run away.
The man then got into his four-door pickup and fled.