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Girl Escapes South San Francisco Kidnap Attempt

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SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – An underage girl escaped a kidnapping attempt in South San Francisco Monday morning, police said.

The girl was walking in the 700 block of Camaritas Avenue, when a man in his 20s grabbed her arm and tried to pull her away around 8:45 a.m., according to South San Francisco police.

The girl was able to free herself and ran to a nearby school, police said. She was not injured.

The suspect was last seen walking in the 800 block of Alta Loma Avenue.

He was described as a black man with a medium build between 5 feet and 5 feet 5 inches tall, with brown and black hair worn in shoulder-length dreadlocks. He was wearing a red and orange baseball cap the letter “T” on the front, a blue-green short-sleeve shirt, dark blue pants and red Nike Air Jordan shoes.

He has two stud piercings on the right side of his neck, and a barbell piercing on the upper portion of his left ear, police said.

Anyone with information on the suspect or similar incidents is asked to contact the South San Francisco Police Department at (650) 877-8900.

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