10-year-old escapes alleged robber

Mar 27, 2015 10:37 AM by News Staff

Redding police are searching for a man who allegedly tried to steal the property of a 10-year-old girl Thursday night.

Officers responded to an attempted robbery in the area of Tarmac Road and Vienna Way around 7 p.m.

A 10-year-old girl said she was riding her bike when a man confronted her, grabbed her by the arms and demanded she give him her property. Fortunately the girl was able to escape unharmed.

The suspect has been described as a white man in his 40's, around 5 feet 1 inch, weighing 230 pounds. He has black hair and a beard and was last seen wearing a dirty white shirt with blue jeans.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Redding Police Department.


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