13 Year-Old Tells Police She was Grabbed While Walking Home

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Posted at 1:47 PM, Aug 27, 2015
and last updated 2015-08-27 10:03:59-04

TALLAHASSEE, FL (WTXL) - Police say an unknown person tried to grab a child who was walking home from the bus on Wednesday.

According to the Tallahassee Police Department, the 13 year-old was walking to her apartment at the 2300 Block of Killearn Center Boulevard around 5:30 p.m.

When the girl was walking down a hallway in the middle of the building, she was grabbed from behind and told "not to make a sound," according to police.

Officers say she screamed and the suspect let her go. The victim described the suspect as,"a Tall Black Male, wearing a Black Hoody and clothing covering his head."

Police are asking anyone with more information to call (850) 891-4200 or Crime Stoppers at (850) 574-TIPS.