SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Police are searching for a man who allegedly tried to kidnap a young girl who was walking to school in the Meadowview area, early Friday morning.

Investigators say the 13-year-old girl walking in the 2200 block of John Still Drive around 7:30 a.m. when she said a Hispanic male in a silver 4-door sedan pulled up next to her and asked for directions.

The girl told police that as she started to answer him she noticed he was masturbating. She said she then turned away and started to walk west on John Still Drive. While she was trying to walk away, the girl told police the man pulled his vehicle in front of her, got out and tried to pull her into the backseat of the car. The girl said she struggled, managed to break free and ran to school.

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Police were called out and began searching the neighborhood extensively, where they were able to find an image of the alleged suspect’s vehicle. The vehicle is described as a silver or gray 4-door sedan, possibly a Toyota Camry, according to police.

Investigators say the suspect is possibly in his 20s, approximately 5’ 4” with a medium build. He has black “spikey” hair and a goatee.

If you have any information regarding this incident, you are asked to call Sacramento Police at 916-443-4357. Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward.