Attempted Kidnapping In Indio
Indio Police are on the lookout for a man who they say tried to kidnap a teenage girl. Video by kmir6.comvideo
INDIO- Indio Police are on the lookout for a man who they say tried to kidnap a teenage girl.
Police say this was an isolated incident, and aren't releasing the victim's name, but say she's a senior at Indio High School.
It happened just before 9am on Monday. As the victim was walking to school, she noticed a beige expidition with a hispanic male driving, following her. The driver then pulled up to her and asked if she needed a ride. The student ignored the suspect and continued to walk
But police say the person continued to follow her, got out of the car, grabbed her by the arm, and told her to get in the car. Indio Police say the teen was able to fight off the suspect and make it safely to school.
Police are asking for your help in finding this suspect. He's described as a hispanic male, about 30 year's old, dark mustache with goatee, 5 foot 9 and about 220 pounds. He was driving an older model Ford Expedition that is beige in color. Please call CrimeStoppers with any information at (760) 341-STOP (7867) Your call will remain anonymous.