Man tried to grab girl from bike in attempted kidnapping

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AUSTIN (KXAN) — A girl riding her bike to a friend’s home reported that a man tried to grab her Saturday evening.

The 12-year-old said she was on her bike near Ganymede Drive and Europa Lane in North Austin between 7-8 p.m. when the incident happened.

As she passed a grey four-door car parked along the road, a Hispanic man wearing blue jeans opened the back door and tried to pull her from the bike, she told police.

The girl was able to get free and made it to her friend’s home and called police.

Authorities checked the area but were not able to find anyone matching the man’s description.

No further description of the man was available.

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