Temple, Texas (KETK) — The Temple Police Department is investigating an attempted kidnapping that happened over the weekend.
On Saturday around 2:22 p.m., Temple Police responded to the 1200 block of West Avenue G in reference to an attempted kidnapping.
An officer met with the victim who reported while walking near the 2300 block of West Avenue P., she was approached by a blue vehicle with Arizona license plates.
A white man, wearing a white shirt and blue jeans exited the car and asked the victim if she needed a ride. The victim refused the offer and started to walk away. The suspect allegedly then grabbed the victim by the shoulders and tried to push her into the vehicle. The victim reported that she struck the suspect across the face, at which time he re-entered his vehicle and fled the scene.
Anyone with information about this offense or the suspect is asked to contact the Temple Police Department at 254-298-5500.