SALINAS, Calif- Police say that a 14-year-old girl walking home from school was almost kidnapped Monday afternoon.
The teen was in the area of E. Alisal at S. Felice St. when she was approached by a Hispanic male in his 20's. The suspect told her to "come here" then he grabbed the victim by the arm and pulled her toward him, said police. She was able to break his grasp and get away.
The victim's brother heard his sister yelling and came to her aid. He chased the suspect for several blocks before losing him, said police.
The suspect is described as being 5'5" - 5'8", wearing a gray baseball cap with the letter "A" on it, black pants, a black short sleeve shirt over a gray short sleeve shirt, and white tennis shoes.
If you have any information please call the Salinas Police Department Tip line at 1-800-782-7463