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.
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.
The girl finally runs away from the man, who walked away from the scene.
Police say the victim did not know her attacker.
CBS2’s Jasmine Viel reported extra patrols will be out as students walk to school.