03/12/2013 01:10 pm ET Updated Mar 15, 2013

Attempted Kidnapping In Fair Oaks School Leads Police To Ask For Help

Sacramento County Sheriff’s deputies are looking for a man who allegedly attempted to kidnap a teenage girl at a Fair Oaks school. Police say the alleged attempted kidnapper targeted a girl who had been separated from her friends in the school's hallway while classes were in session, local NBC affiliate KCRA reports.

In the late morning of March 2 at La Vista Center School along Bannister Road, deputies say that a teenage girl was approached by a man who grabbed her by the ankles and dragged her six to eight feet before he fled the scene on a bicycle, reports.

Patch Fair Oaks-Carmichael reports that police are also seeking to question a second man as a witness, whom they do not consider to be a suspect. Anyone with information is asked to call 916-874-5194. Tip information may also be left anonymously at, by texting to 274637 (CRIMES) and entering the keyword SSD, or by calling (916) 874-TIPS (8477), according to CBS Local Sacramento.

This post has been updated for sourcing and additional details.



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