Police: Man tried to kidnap 16-year-old girl

Posted at 5:27 PM, Feb 28, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-28 20:27:05-05

Chula Vista police searched Sunday for a man who attempted to pull a 16-year-old girl into a vehicle.

Shortly after 3 p.m. Saturday, the girl was walking in the 600 block of G Street when the man in a dark sedan attempted to kidnap her, police said. The girl fought him off and got away; the suspect fled in an unknown direction, police said.

Police describe suspect as white man between 25-35 years old, standing between 6 feet and 6 feet 2 inches and weighing 180 to 190 pounds. He had short dark hair and a goatee.

The vehicle is described as a late model black sedan with black rims, similar to a Chevrolet Camaro.

Anyone with information on the crime was urged to call the Chula Vista Police Department at (619) 691-5151.