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Report Of Attempted Kidnapping In West Point

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West Point, CA — The Calaveras County Sheriff´s Department is reporting an attempted kidnapping of an 11-year old girl at West Point Elementary School Tuesday.

The girl says a 45 to 50 year old white male told her he wanted to give her a ride near the school at 5:45 p.m. The girl became startled and ran away.

She says the man was, six feet tall, significantly overweight, and wearing blue pants with a green and white polo shirt featuring a marijuana leaf on the left pocket. He had light brown hair and a goatee.

The vehicle was described as a possible Ford or similar pick up truck that was multicolored with white, tan and gray colors.

Sheriffs Deputies have increased their patrol in the area are working with the school to notify parents.

If anyone has information regarding the suspect, contact the Sheriff´s Department at (209) 754-0299.

Written by Vanessa Turner.