LOS ANGELES (CBS) — Police on Friday sought to track down a teenage boy who reportedly tried to kidnap a 17-year-old girl near Arleta High School.
LAPD Sergeant Jesse Garcia told KNX 1070 the girl was on her way to school on Friday morning when the boy tried to force her into his vehicle.READ MORE: Man And Woman Shot To Death In Gardena
“He tried to pick her up and take her to the car,” said Garcia. “She fought back and [that] gave her the ability to get away.”READ MORE: Local Doctors Flying Back From Super Bowl Save Woman's Life On Plane
The suspect is described as a 15-year-old male Hispanic in a red compact sedan, Garcia said.MORE NEWS: Rally Held Outside LA Hall Of Justice To Recall District Attorney George Gascón
No injuries were reported. It remains unclear whether the girl knew the suspect.