MONTEBELLO — Authorities have released a composite sketch of a man who tried to kidnap an 11-year-old girl Monday before her teenage brother and a friend fought off the attacker.
The incident occurred about 3 p.m. on Marconi Avenue at 16th Street, Montebello police Sgt. Javier Ornelas said.
The suspect was described as a Latino man between 35 and 40 years old, with brown hair and brown eyes. He stood about 5 feet, 10 inches tall, weighed about 250 pounds, was unshaven, and wore a baseball cap and a blue, short-sleeve shirt.
He placed a zip tie around the girl’s neck and forced her into the truck of his car, which was described as 2000-2003, silver, 4-door small car with grey interior, officials said.
Anyone with information is asked to call Montebello police detectives at (323) 887-1262, or after hours at (323) 887-1313.
*Drawing courtesy of the Montebello Police Department.