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Hacienda Heights girl escapes kidnap attempt

December 10, 2009 12:06:44 AM PST
Authorities are warning parents on Thursday morning after an attempted kidnapping in Hacienda Heights. The L.A. County Sheriff's Department said a girl was walking home from school in the 1400 block of Countrywood Avenue when a man pulled up his truck, got out and tried to grab her. The girl was able to get away.

The suspect was driving a small, dark green pickup truck. He's described as a Hispanic male in his late 30s, about 6 feet tall, with a shaved head and black mustache. He was wearing a white T-shirt and jeans at the time.

Anyone with information about the attempted kidnapping is urged to call the Industry Sheriff's station at (626) 330-3322.