Police released a composite sketch of the man they're looking for.
Authorities said at around 6 a.m. Thursday morning, the suspect approached a 15-year-old girl as she walked to school.
The man came up from behind and grabbed the girl by the arm. She defended herself and was able to pull away.
A driver noticed the end of the altercation and stopped to check on the victim.
The man took off.
Anyone with information was urged to call /*San Jacinto*/ police at (951) 487-7368.