APPLE VALLEY – A 16-year-old high school student experienced a frightening near-kidnapping on Monday afternoon. The incident took place in the area of Nisqually and Algonquin roads in the Town of Apple Valley between 2:30 and 3:00 p.m. as the teen walked home from Apple Valley High School.
According to the victim, a red 4-door Dodge Charger that was occupied by two black men stopped and the passenger got out of the car. The suspect attempted to grab the girl and pull her toward the vehicle but the girl fought. The suspect, a black male in his 20’s with short hair fell to the ground giving her time to run. He was last seen wearing a white, long-sleeve shirt and black pants.
The driver was described as being a heavy-set black man in his 40’s with a bald head and gray beard. The Dodge Charger, according to the victim had dents and/or scratches on the front bumper. Anyone who may have witnessed the incident, or who may have information on the suspects, is asked to contact Detective Jon Anderson at 760-240-7400.
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