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Torrance man accused of battery, attempt kidnap

Authorities believe 25-year-old Robert Moore of Torrance is the man who tried to kidnap a woman on Saturday, June 18. (Right: A sketch of the suspect in the case is seen)

June 21, 2011 12:16:05 AM PDT
A suspect was taken into custody on Monday, accused of attacking a woman in Torrance.

Authorities believe 25-year-old Robert Moore of Torrance is the man who tried to kidnap a woman on Saturday. The victim was walking on the 2800 block of 235th Street when she was grabbed from behind.

She began to scream and struggled with the suspect, who allegedly hit her and then took off.

Moore faces charges of battery and attempted kidnapping.