SHAKER HEIGHTS, OH (WOIO) - Shaker Heights Police are investigating an attempted kidnapping that happened Saturday evening.
An 8-year-old girl told police that a man pulled out a gun and attempted to kidnap her when she was outdoors playing with her friends.
She was not near the others when the stranger approached and she ran and hid. The man fled in an unknown direction.
Investigators did detain and question a man who was later released.
Shaker Heights Commander John Cole said a detective has been assigned to the case and anyone with any information should call the police at 216-491-1220.