Here's a Sketch of the Man Who Attempted to Kidnap a 16-Year-Old on Her Way to School
Police have released a sketch of a man who they say attempted to kidnap a 16-year-old girl walking to school in Cypress Park on Wednesday.The suspect said that he wanted to talk to the girl before grabbing her and trying to drag her into his car, Lt. Steven Flores from the Northeast Division said during a press conference this morning, according to The Eastsider LA.
Flores added: "She fought him very hard."
The girl was able to make it to her school L.A. River High School safely and report the man. She told police the suspect was driving a "Toyota style pickup with faded red paint."
Flores told The Eastsider that there haven't yet been any other reports of similar things happening in the area.
If you've seen a man like this, the Northeast Juvenile Detectives want you to call them at (323) 344-5741.