Police looking for suspect in kidnapping attempt

Posted at 6:41 AM, Sep 07, 2012
and last updated 2012-09-07 19:15:08-04

LAYTON, Utah - Police are looking for a man who allegedly attacked a young girl in Layton.

Police say a 10-year-old girl was walking through a park near Adams Elementary, located at 2200 East Sunset Drive, at around 3:30 p.m. Wednesday when a man came up behind her, then kicked her and grabbed her. The girl was able to escape and later told a family member what had happened.

Police believe the suspect is high school aged, around 5-foot, 7-inches tall with a thin build. He was wearing a neon yellow long-sleeved shirt, light blue baggy jeans, red and white DC brand shoes, a dark ski mask and dark sunglasses.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Layton Police Dept. at 801-497-8300.