NORTH HOLLYWOOD (CBSLA.com) — Police Tuesday searched for a man who was caught on camera attempting to kidnap a teenage girl as she walked to school in North Hollywood.
Surveillance video captured the incident in broad daylight around 10 a.m. Monday.READ MORE: Slight Decrease In COVID-19 Hospitalizations, Giving Some Hope Of Surge Plateau
During the video, the man walks up behind the unsuspecting student and grabs her. The teenage girl manages to twist free and break away, but the suspect is seen trying to grab her a second time.READ MORE: 15-Year-Old Boy Wounded In Chesterfield Square Shooting
The girl finally runs away from the man, who walked away from the scene.
Police say the victim did not know her attacker.MORE NEWS: Juzang's 23 Points Helps No. 9 UCLA Fend Off Colorado, 71-65
CBS2’s Jasmine Viel reported extra patrols will be out as students walk to school.