ALVIN — Brazoria County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a man who tried to abduct an Alvin teenager during her nightly walk.
The attempted kidnapping happened at 9:20 p.m. Sunday in the 4800 block of CR 392 near the intersection with CR 185, according to a news release from the sheriff’s office.
The suspect is described as a Hispanic man in his late teens to early 20s with a medium complexion, no hair, a groomed black goatee and brown eyes, the news release from Sheriff’s Lt. Varon Snelgrove states. The man is about 5-foot-6 to 5-foot-10 in height and 150 to 170 pounds, according to the release.
At the time of the incident, he wore a black hoodie jacket, gray sweatpants and black Nike shoes with white bottoms, the release states.
The man got out of a truck and wrapped his arms around the 15-year-old girl before she screamed for help, Snelgrove said in the release. The girl and culprit fell to the ground, where she managed to fight him off, the release states.
Investigators believe the girl was uninjured, Snelgrove said, so the suspect would be charged with attempted kidnapping, a state-jail felony.
The girl walks regularly and was on her usual route, Snelgrove said, but investigators do not know whether she was targeted.
“She’s an avid walker,” he said.
Investigators believe she had never seen the man before, Snelgrove said.
The man fled in an early 2000s model tan, four-door Chevrolet Silverado truck, according to the news release. The truck has the bed sitting lower than the front and is believed to have Texas license plates, the release states. The truck traveled south on CR 392 then turned east on CR 184, according to the release.
Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Sheriff’s Investigator Jeff Mink at 979-864-2392 or Brazoria County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-460-2222, or go to brazoriacountycrimestoppers.com.
“We’re working diligently to get him identified,” Snelgrove said.
State-jail felonies are punishable by up to two years in prison and a $10,000 fine.