High Alert: Police Report Attempted Child Snatching

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CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - A 15-year-old girl walking to school says a man tried to kidnap her Friday morning.

The attempted snatching happened around 8:05 a.m. in the area of W.41st  Street and Clark Avenue.

The suspect was driving a blue 4 door Cadillac when the girl said the man began to talk to her and she told him she was too young.

The girl reported to police that she began to walk away and male jumped out of the car and grabbed her. She claims she broke away and ran into a nearby gas station.

The girl did not say anything to anyone at the gas station, but continued to school where she reported the incident to school officials.

Police are looking for the suspect but have a very vague description. The male is described at a light-skinned black male, tall and overweight wearing orange boots and black sweater.

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