Deputies searching for man who attempted to kidnap a girl
Story by Lucy Valencia, Assignment Desk Editor - email
DATELAND, Ariz. (KSWT News 13) - The Yuma County Sheriff's Office is closely
monitoring a Dateland area and are on the lookout for a man who tried to kidnap a
12-year-old girl on her way home from school.
It happened Thursday at around 3:00 p.m.
Deputies are looking for a bald man, estimated to be in his
50's, who asked a 12-year-old walking home from school to get in his car.
The girl did not get in the stranger's tan sedan, and kept walking home.
The girl also told deputies she believes man is a stranger to the area.
She was not touched or hurt in the attempted kidnapping.
The Yuma County Sheriff's Office is now asking for anyone with information on this case to contact them at (928) 783-4427.
The also want to remind you that reporting an incident like this is extremely important.
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