Two females were able to escape an attempted kidnapping on Tuesday, September 1, at approximately 2:35 p.m. in front of the Lew's Market on Imperial Avenue.
According to a police dispatcher, the suspect was described as Hispanic in his late 30s, driving a newer model Ford F-150. According to police radio chatter, the man attempted to grab both of the females and pull them into his vehicle. Both females reportedly resisted the man and ran back into the market, where they contacted police. The ages of the two females were not disclosed.
Regarding the perpetrator who immediately left the scene, police dispatch said, "They do not have a direction of travel." It is unknown if police were able to track down the suspect.