Girl, 8, escapes sexual assault in Calabasas

CALABASAS, Calif. Deputies said the girl was near an apartment complex in the 23600 block of Park Capri on Wednesday afternoon when a man tried to lure her to a secluded area.

Authorities said the suspect attempted to commit a sex crime against the girl, but she was able to run away.

The suspect is described as a 30-year-old white man with sandy blond hair. He's about 5 feet, 10 inches tall and weighs roughly 180 pounds. He was wearing tan shorts at the time.

Anyone with information is urged to call the L.A. County Sheriff's Malibu/Lost Hill Station at (818) 878-1808.

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