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LASD - Santa Clarita Valley Station, Los Angeles County Sheriff
Wednesday November 22nd, 2017 :: 01:38 p.m. PST
Advisory

Attempted kidnapping reported in Valencia on Wednesday morning

At approximately 10:50 a.m. Wednesday morning, Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies responded to a call of an attempted kidnapping that occurred on the corner of Magic Mountain Parkway and McBean Parkway in Valencia. 

The victim, a woman in her 20's, reported that she was stopped at the corner of the above intersection with her two small children in a jogging stroller when an unknown suspect approached her from behind. The suspect, described as a male white adult, possibly transient, in his 60's, approximately 5 '8", 180 lbs., blonde hair with tattoos and wearing a green shirt, allegedly grabbed the handle of the stroller and began pulling it backwards away from the victim. There was a struggle that ensued between the victim and the suspect in an effort to gain control of the stroller. The victim was able to regain control of the stroller and she ran from the location, immediately contacting the sheriff's station. Deputies were dispatched to the surrounding areas but were unable to locate the suspect.
Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station at (661) 255-1121 .

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By: Shirley Miller, Public Information Officer
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