Paradise Police: 9-year-old girl reports kidnapping attempt near school

Feb 25, 2015 6:16 PM by News Staff

Paradise police are searching for a man who appears to have attempted to kidnap a 9-year-old girl near Paradise Elementary School Wednesday afternoon.

According to police, the attempted kidnapping happened around 2 p.m. on Pearson Road, between Scottwood Road and College Hill Road.

Police say the girl was walking home from school after she missed the bus when a man pulled up in a dark colored four door sedan and pulled her into the car. The girl was able to escape by opening one of the back doors just moments later. She ran straight home and her parents contacted police.

She told police the would be kidnapper was an older looking man around six-feet-one with grey hair and dark eyes, wearing a white or yellow long sleeve t-shirt tried to grab her.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact the Paradise Police Department.

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