Police release sketch in attempted kidnapping of girl

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A sketch of the suspect involved in the attempted Child Abduction which occurred in Pasadena last Friday morning.

Pasadena police have released a sketch of a man they say tried to grab a sleeping girl from her own home.

Early Friday morning, a man broke in through a window to an apartment in the 700 block of Richey, and snatched a nine-year-old girl.

As the child was being carried outside, she was able to escape by screaming and holding onto the handrail of the stairwell immediately outside her apartment. She then managed to run back into the apartment and the suspect fled the scene.

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Man tries to kidnap girl in Pasadena, Elissa Rivas reports.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic male in his mid 20's, wearing a white shirt, blue jeans, earrings in both ears, and possibly having a mustache.

Anyone with information regarding the identity of the suspect is encouraged to contact the Pasadena Police Department (713-477-1221) or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS (8477). Callers who wish to remain anonymous should contact Crime Stoppers. Information provided by the caller to Crime Stoppers that leads to the arrest of the suspect is eligible for a cash reward up to $5000.

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