SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) —¬†Police are investigating an attempted kidnapping Wednesday evening in San Francisco’s West Portal neighborhood, police said.

At about 5 p.m., a female juvenile was walking in the unit block of Forest Side Avenue when a man got out of his vehicle and grabbed the girl and tried to get her in the vehicle, according to police.

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When the girl screamed, several witnesses came to her aid.

The suspect then took off in his vehicle, heading south on Forest Side Avenue, police said.

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He was described as a man in his 20s.

A description of his vehicle was not immediately available.

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